- a type of rough woolen cloth used by some medieval ascetics for undergarments
- a red color like that usually used in dyeing such cloth
Origin of stammelprobably from Middle French estamel from Old French estame, woolen thread from Classical Latin stamen: see stamen
- Archaic The red color of a coarse woolen cloth sometimes used for undergarments.
- Obsolete A coarse woolen cloth for undergarments.
Origin of stammelProbably alteration of stamin from Middle English stamyn from Old French estamine from Vulgar Latin stāminea from Latin feminine of stāmineus consisting of threads from stāmen stāmin- thread ; see stā- in Indo-European roots.
(usually uncountable, plural stammels)
- A woolen cloth used in medieval times to make undergarments.
- A bright red colour, like that of the stammel cloth.
- A large, clumsy horse.
- Of a bright red colour, like that of the stammel cloth.
Old French estamel