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- n. Plural form of kincob.
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The manufacture of gold and silver thread occupies the attention of thousands of people, and hundreds more are engaged in weaving this thread with silk into brocades called "kincobs," worn by rich Hindus and sold by weight instead of by measure.
Indian kincobs, with Lyons silks that are _brochés_ with threads of gold, silk or other material.
Notwithstanding this, many Indian kincobs and dainty gold and coloured silk-weavings of Persian workmanship, both without floating threads, are often called brocades, although in neither is the ornamentation really _broché_ or brocaded.