inkle

noun
in·​kle | \ ˈiŋ-kəl How to pronounce inkle (audio) \

Definition of inkle

: a colored linen tape or braid woven on a very narrow loom and used for trimming also : the thread used

First Known Use of inkle

1541, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for inkle

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“Inkle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inkle. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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