Stammel
Stammel Stam"mel, a. Of the color of stammel; having a red color, thought inferior to scarlet. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(paler than scarlet)


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  • Stammel — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Heinz Josef Stammel (1926–1990), deutscher Pressefotograf, Journalist und Autor Johann Stammel (auch Meinertzhagen; 1519– 1549), evangelischer Theologe und Reformator Josef Stammel (1695–1765),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stammel — Stam mel (st[a^]m m[e^]l), n. A large, clumsy horse. [Prov. Eng.] Wright. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stammel — Stam mel, n. [OF. estamel; cf. OF. estamet a coarse woolen cloth, LL. stameta a kind of cloth, the same as staminea, and OF. estame a woolen stuff. See {Stamin}.] 1. A kind of woolen cloth formerly in use. It seems to have been often of a red… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stammel — [stam′əl] n. 〚prob. < MFr estamel < OFr estame, woolen thread < L stamen: see STAMEN〛 1. a type of rough woolen cloth used by some medieval ascetics for undergarments 2. a red color like that usually used in dyeing such cloth * * * stam·mel ( …   Universalium

  • stammel — [stam′əl] n. [prob. < MFr estamel < OFr estame, woolen thread < L stamen: see STAMEN] 1. a type of rough woolen cloth used by some medieval ascetics for undergarments 2. a red color like that usually used in dyeing such cloth …   English World dictionary

  • stammel — 1. noun a) A woolen cloth used in medieval times to make undergarments. b) A bright red colour, like that of the stammel cloth. 2. adjective Of a bright red colour, like that of the stammel cloth …   Wiktionary

  • stammel — noun Etymology: probably from stamin a woolen fabric Date: 1530 1. obsolete a coarse woolen clothing fabric usually dyed red and used sometimes for undershirts of penitents 2. archaic the bright red color of stammel …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Stammel — Stạmmel,   Josef Thaddäus, österreichischer Bildhauer, getauft Graz 9. 11. 1695, ✝ Admont 21. 12. 1765; arbeitete nach einem Italienaufenthalt (1718 bis etwa 1725) für das Kloster Admont. Ab Ende der 1740er Jahre schuf er die plastische… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • stammel — coarse woollen fabric, usually dyed red; bright red colour Colour Terms Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • stammel — a. Reddish (paler than scarlet) …   New dictionary of synonyms

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