schappe

noun schap·pe \ˈshäpə\
variants: or

chappe

\ˈshap\

Definition of schappe

plural

-s

  1. :  a yarn or fabric of spun silk; also :  an imitation of it (as in rayon or nylon)

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Origin and Etymology of schappe

German dialect (Swiss) schappe raw silk waste


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