Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A material of wool or silk used for working the figures in embroidery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A material of wool or silk used for working the figures in embroidery.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sort of cord made with a central thread and a thick velvet-like pile of wool or silk. It is used in raised embroidery. Also spelled arasene.

Etymologies

From arras. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It is made also in silk; but this is inferior to worsted arrasene, or the old-fashioned chenille.

    Handbook of Embroidery

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