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Meaning of STAMMEL

Pronunciation:  'stamul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a coarse woolen cloth formerly used for undergarments and usually dyed bright red
 

STAMMEL is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: cloth, fabric, material, textile

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Stam"mel\, n.
    A large, clumsy horse. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright.
    
    
  2. \Stam"mel\, n. [OF. estamel; cf. OF. estamet a coarse
    woolen cloth, LL. stameta a kind of cloth, the same as
    staminea, and OF. estame a woolen stuff. See {Stamin}.]
    1. A kind of woolen cloth formerly in use. It seems to have
       been often of a red color. [Obs.]
    
    2. A red dye, used in England in the 15th and 16th centuries.
       --B. Jonson.
    
    
  3. \Stam"mel\, a.
    Of the color of stammel; having a red color, thought inferior
    to scarlet.
    
    
 

 

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