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noun as in silk

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And all the gear and furniture of this horse was of silver and of white samite embellished with silver.

With that, he unfastened the samite over-cloak he wore, and took from his neck a string of priceless pearls.

And on the strand he found a ship covered all with white samite, and he alighted, and betook him to Jesu Christ.

Such stuff, when of great thickness and value—so thick that six threads of silk or hemp were in the warf—was called ‘samite.’

For she was clothed in scarlet samite, laced full seemly, and about her neck hung a mantle of ermine, never did queen wear better.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to samite, such as: fiber, taffeta, thread, tulle, mantua, and pongee.

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