Organzine meaning

ôrgən-zēn
A raw-silk thread, usually used as a warp thread.
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A strong raw-silk thread made of twisted strands.
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A fabric made of such threads.
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A kind of double thrown silk of very fine texture; silk twisted like a rope with different strands, so as to increase its strength.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of organzine

  • French organsin from Italian organzino probably after Organzi (Urganch), a city of western Uzbekistan

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French organsin; compare Spanish organsino, Italian organzino.

    From Wiktionary