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Meaning of CAMLET

Pronunciation:  'kamlit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a fabric of Asian origin; originally made of silk and camel's hair
  2. [n]  a garment made of camlet fabric

CAMLET is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: cloth, fabric, garment, material, textile



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cam"let\, n. [F. camelot (akin to Sp. camelote,
chamelote, It. cambellbito, ciambellotto, LL. camelotum,
camelinum, fr. Ar. khamlat camlet, fr. kaml pile, plush. The
word was early confused with camel, camel's hair also being
used in making it. Cf. {Calamanco}]
A woven fabric originally made of camel's hair, now chiefly
of goat's hair and silk, or of wool and cotton. [Sometimes
written {camelot} and {camblet}.]

Note: They have been made plain and twilled, of single warp
      and weft, of double warp, and sometimes with double
      weft also, with thicker yarn. --Beck (Draper's Dict. )