Definition of Schappe

1. n. A silk yarn or fabric made out of carded spun silk.



Definition of Schappe

1. Verb. (transitive) To use a process of fermentation to remove sericin from silk. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Schappe

1. a silk fabric [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schappe

schachnerite
schadenfreude
schadenfreuder
schadenfreuders
schadenfreudes
schafarzikite
schairerite
schallerite
schanse
schanses
schantze
schantzes
schanze
schanzes
schapbachite
schappe (current term)
schapped
schappes
schapska
schapskas
scharlach red
schatchen
schatchens
schatzki ring
schaurteite
schav
schavs
schede
schedes

Literary usage of Schappe

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1. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"It was estimated that Crefeld made use of 2200000 pounds of cotton, 8000000 pounds of schappe or spun silk, and 8800000 pounds of reeled silk. ..."

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