stammel

noun
stam·​mel | \ ˈsta-məl How to pronounce stammel (audio) \

Definition of stammel

1 obsolete : a coarse woolen clothing fabric usually dyed red and used sometimes for undershirts of penitents
2 archaic : the bright red color of stammel

First Known Use of stammel

1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for stammel

probably from stamin a woolen fabric

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“Stammel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stammel. Accessed 28 Mar. 2020.

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