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schappe

[shah-puh] /ˈʃɑ pə/
verb (used with object), schapped
[shahpt] /ʃɑpt/ (Show IPA),
schapping.
1.
to remove sericin from (silk waste) by fermentation.
noun
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Swiss German: raw silk leavings; compare French échappement leakage
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schappe

/ˈʃæpə/
noun
1.
a yarn or fabric made from waste silk
Word Origin
from German
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