stammel

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noun stam·mel \ˈsta-məl\

Definition of stammel

  1. 1 obsolete :  a coarse woolen clothing fabric usually dyed red and used sometimes for undershirts of penitents

  2. 2 archaic :  the bright red color of stammel

Origin and Etymology of stammel

probably from stamin a woolen fabric


First Known Use: 1530

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