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samite

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sam=ite

CIDE DICTIONARY

samitea. [OF. samit, LL. samitum, examitum, from LGr. , woven with six threads; Gr. six + a thread. See Six, and cf. Dimity.].
     A species of silk stuff, or taffeta, generally interwoven with gold.  Tennyson.  [1913 Webster]
    "In silken samite she was light arrayed."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

samite, n. hist. a rich medieval dress-fabric of silk occas. interwoven with gold.

Etymology
ME f. OF samit f. med.L examitum f. med. Gk hexamiton f. Gk hexa- six + mitos thread

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