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1. Archaic The red color of a coarse woolen cloth sometimes used for undergarments.
2. Obsolete A coarse woolen cloth for undergarments.
[Probably alteration of stamin, from Middle English stamyn, from Old French estamine, from Vulgar Latin *stāminea, from Latin, feminine of stāmineus, consisting of threads, from stāmen, stāmin-, thread; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. (Textiles) a coarse woollen cloth in former use for undergarments, etc, and usually dyed red
2. (Colours) the bright red colour of this cloth
[C16: from Old French estamin, from Latin stāmineus made of threads, from stāmen a thread; see stamen]
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|Noun||1.||stammel - a coarse woolen cloth formerly used for undergarments and usually dyed bright red|
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