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A soft, light, loosely woven cotton or worsted fabric.

[French, from Old French estamine, from Latin stāminea, from feminine of stāmineus, made of threads, from stāmen, thread; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]
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(ˈɛtəˌmiːn) or


(Textiles) a cotton or worsted fabric of loose weave, used for clothing, curtains, etc
[C18: from French, from Latin stāminea, from stāmineus made of threads, from stamen thread, warp]
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(ˈɛt əˌmin)

a lightweight cotton or worsted fabric constructed in plain weave and loosely woven.
[1750–60; < French, Old French estamine « Latin stāminea, n. use of feminine of stāmineus made of thread]
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Noun1.etamine - a soft cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh; used for curtains or clothing etc.
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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BEAUFORT (5.50) made steady progress as a juvenile last term and can do plenty of damage at three for smart trainer Michael Dods while Dan Skelton can make another successful raid north with ETAMINE DU COCHET (3.10) at Hexham.
Etamine Du Cochet, who runs in the 2m4f mares' novice hurdle (3.10), and last Thursday's Wetherby winner Solo Saxophone, who runs in the 2m4f handicap hurdle (3.40), both have solid chances of adding to the tally.
A quick number-crunch leaves us with only Maebh and Etamine Du Cochet.
Having surpassed his previous best seasonal tally at Leicester on Thursday, jockey Harry Skelton put another winner on the board after Etamine Du Cochet, trained by his brother, Dan, claimed the Weatherbys General Stud Book Mares' Maiden Hurdle as the 15-8 favourite.
(Manila is a light yellowish brown; etamine is a light cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh.)
As well as Irish Linen Damask tableware, the site also sells looser woven Irish Linen Etamine in both white and natural colours, as well as fine plain flax linen sourced from Ireland and Belgium.