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1. A colored linen tape woven on a simple narrow loom and used for trimmings.
2. The yarn or thread used in making this tape.
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1. (Textiles) a kind of linen tape used for trimmings
2. (Textiles) the thread or yarn from which this tape is woven
[C16: of unknown origin]
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1. a linen tape used for trimmings.
2. the linen thread or yarn from which this tape is made.
[1535–45; orig. uncertain]
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inkle, inkling - To inkle is to communicate in an undertone or whisper, to give a hint of something, which gives us inkling.
See also related terms for hint.
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|Noun||1.||inkle - a linen tape used for trimming as a decoration|
tape - a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening; "he used a piece of tape for a belt"; "he wrapped a tape around the package"
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