Definition of Organzine

1. n. A kind of double thrown silk of very fine texture, that is, silk twisted like a rope with different strands, so as to increase its strength.



Definition of Organzine

1. Noun. A kind of double thrown silk of very fine texture; silk twisted like a rope with different strands, so as to increase its strength. ¹

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Definition of Organzine

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Organzine

organum auditus
organum gustus
organum olfactus
organum spirale
organum tactus
organum triplum
organum vestibulocochleare
organum visus
organum vomeronasale
organums
organy
organyl
organyls
organza
organzas
organzine (current term)
organzines

Literary usage of Organzine

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1. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1845)
"On the trial much evidence was given on both sides—the witnesses for the plantiff stating that the buttons of the defendants were made of organzine silk ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Thomas Sergeant, Thomas M'Kean Pettit (1847)
"The counsel for the plaintiff excepted to that opinion, and insisted that " soft silk," although not " organzine," was within the patent and license. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Origin, Progressive Improvement, and Present State of the by George Richardson Porter (1831)
"organzine. BOILING TO DISCHARGE GUM. ITALIAN THROWN SILK. REASONS FOR ITS SUPERIOR QUALITY. HIGH PROTECTING DUTY ON IMPORTATION. ..."

4. Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1845)
"The word " or," in its ordinary and proper sense, is a disjunctive particle, and the meaning of the term soft or organzine, is properly either one or the ..."

5. The American Silk Growers Guide: Or, The Art of Raising the Mulberry and by William Kenrick (1839)
"FORMATION OF organzine, SEWING SILK, &c. THE outside of the cocoon, which is formed of a loose furzy substance, constitutes one-tenth of the weight of the ..."

6. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...by William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1821)
"organzine, in commerce, a description of silk usually imported from Italy into this country. It is of the utmost importance to the manufacturer, ..."

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