from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A cloth with cotton warp and a weft of silk or fine wool.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cloth with a cotton warp, and a woof of very fine wool, or wool and silk.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cloth made of a cotton warp and a woof of very fine wool, or wool and silk, used for waistcoats. Also called kerseynette. E. H. Knight.
Compare Spanish casinete, German Cassinet. (Wiktionary)
I happened to have a pair of gray cassinette pants which I had brought from the