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- n. A soft silk embroidery thread
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of silk thread less glossy than floss, and spun from coarser material. It is much used in embroidery instead of floss.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Ferret or floss-silk; grogram yarn of thread.