cassimere
noun Etymology: obsolete Cassimere (Kashmir) Date: 1774 a closely woven smooth twilled usually wool fabric (as for suits)

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  • Cassimere — Cas si*mere, n. [Cf. F. casimir, prob. of the same origin as E. cashmere. Cf. {Kerseymere}.] A thin, twilled, woolen cloth, used for men s garments. [Written also {kerseymere}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cassimere — [kas′ə mir΄] n. [var. of CASHMERE] a woolen cloth, twilled or plain, used for men s suits …   English World dictionary

  • cassimere — /kas euh mear /, n. a twill weave, worsted suiting fabric, often with a striped pattern. Also, casimere, casimire. [1695 1705; var. of CASHMERE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cassimere — noun a) A thin, lightweight twilled woolen fabric, also spelled kerseymere. b) An inexpensive version of this fabric, made with a cotton warp and a wool weft …   Wiktionary

  • cassimere — closely woven twilled cloth of fine wool Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • cassimere — n. closely woven twilled wool fabric …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cassimere — cas·si·mere …   English syllables

  • cassimere — cas•si•mere [[t]ˈkæs əˌmɪər[/t]] n. tex a usu. twill weave, wool or worsted fabric for suits • Etymology: 1695–1705; var. of cashmere …   From formal English to slang

  • cassimere — /ˈkæsəmɪə/ (say kasuhmear) noun a plain or twilled woollen cloth. {variant of cashmere} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cassimere — …   Useful english dictionary

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