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lustring

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noun lus·tring \ˈləs-triŋ\

Definition of lustring

archaic

  1. :  lutestring



Origin and Etymology of lustring

modification of Italian lustrino


First Known Use: 1697


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lustring

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noun lus·tring \ˈləs-t(ə-)riŋ\

Definition of lustring

  1. :  a finishing process (as calendering) for giving a gloss to yarns and cloth



Origin and Etymology of lustring

lustring, gerund of 3luster


First Known Use: circa 1889


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