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lutestring

[loot-string] /ˈlutˌstrɪŋ/
noun
1.
a silk fabric of high sheen, formerly used in the manufacture of dresses.
2.
a narrow ribbon finished with a high gloss.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; by folk etymology < French lustrine < Italian lustrino. See luster1, -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for lute-string

lutestring

/ˈluːtˌstrɪŋ/
noun
1.
(textiles) a variant of lustring
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