epingle

noun epin·gle \āˈpaŋˌglā; ¦āˌpan¦glā, -paŋ¦-\

Definition of epingle

plural

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  1. :  a silk, rayon, or worsted clothing fabric in plain weave characterized by alternating wide and narrow cross ribs

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Origin and Etymology of epingle

French épinglé, from past participle of épingler to pin, from épingle pin, from Latin spinula small thorn, diminutive of spina thorn, spine — more at spine


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