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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A heavy silk fabric (often woven with silver or gold threads).

Usage examples (31)
  • The stuffs then known were velvet, satin (called samite), and taffeta, -- all of which were stitched with gold or silver thread.
  • His robe of white samite gleamed in the morning light.
  • On the strand he found a ship covered all with white samite.
  • She knew again her own, and the crimson samite flung upon the bed. for more
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