Samite

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Description

A heavy, shiny, silk fabric interwoven with gold or silver. Samite was used for ornate clothing and robes in the Middle Ages.

Synonyms and Related Terms

brocado (Esp.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998