Stockinet
Stockinet Stock`i*net", n. An elastic textile fabric imitating knitting, of which stockings, under-garments, etc., are made. [1913 Webster]

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  • Stockinet — Stockinet, englisches, 221/2 (engl.) Zoll breites Baumwollenzeug. Auch in Deutschland, bes. in Berlin macht man ihn, 22–24 Ellen lang, 3/4 Ellen breit …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • stockinet — noun see stockinette …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stockinet — noun An elastic textile fabric imitating knitting, of which stockings, undergarments, etc., are made …   Wiktionary

  • stockinet — stock·i·net || ‚stÉ‘kɪ net /‚stÉ’k n. elastic machine knitted fabric …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stockinet — (also stockinette) noun a soft, loosely knitted stretch fabric, formerly used for making underwear and now used for cleaning, wrapping, or bandaging. Origin C18: prob. an alt. of stocking net …   English new terms dictionary

  • stockinet — stock·i·net …   English syllables

  • stockinet — /stɒkəˈnɛt/ (say stokuh net) noun an elastic machine knitted fabric used in making undergarments, etc. {alteration of stockinget, from stocking + et} …   Australian English dictionary

  • stockinet — n. (also stockinette) an elastic knitted material. Etymology: prob. f. stocking net …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jersey — Jer sey, n.; pl. {Jerseys}. [From Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands.] [1913 Webster] 1. The finest of wool separated from the rest; combed wool; also, fine yarn of wool. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of knitted jacket; hence, in general, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jerseys — Jersey Jer sey, n.; pl. {Jerseys}. [From Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands.] [1913 Webster] 1. The finest of wool separated from the rest; combed wool; also, fine yarn of wool. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of knitted jacket; hence, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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