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stockinette

[ stok-uh-net ]
/ ˌstɒk əˈnɛt /
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noun
Also stock·i·net . a stretchy, machine-knitted fabric used for making undergarments, infants' wear, etc.
Also called stockinette stitch . a knitting pattern made by alternating single rows of knit stitches and of purl stitches in such a way that all the knit stitches show on one side of the fabric and all the purl stitches on the other.
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Origin of stockinette

First recorded in 1775–85; earlier stocking-net
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