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  • n. A floss or waste obtained from the cocoon after the silk has been reeled off, used for shag.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A floss or waste obtained from the cocoon after the silk has been reeled off, used for shag.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sort of silk flock taken from the upper part of the silkworm's cocoon after the true silk has been wound off, used for shag in making rugs.

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