epingle

noun
epin·​gle | \ āˈpaŋˌglā; ¦āˌpan¦glā, -paŋ¦- \
plural -s

Definition of epingle

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

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History and Etymology for epingle

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

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“Epingle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epingle. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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