Definitions

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  • n. A smooth worsted yarn or cord, used in the manufacture of braid, fringe, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A worsted yarn or cord of peculiar smoothness, used in the manufacture of braid, fringe, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A worsted yarn which, because of its smoothness, can be conveniently combined with silk, and is thus well adapted for braids, fringes, etc.

Etymologies

From Genappe, in Belgium. (Wiktionary)

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  • A smooth worsted yarn that has been genapped, that is, subjected to singeing. (From Genappe, Belgium).

    January 20, 2008