schappe

schappe

[shah-puh]
verb (used with object), schapped [shahpt] , schapping.
1.
to remove sericin from (silk waste) by fermentation.
noun

Origin:
1880–85; < Swiss German: raw silk leavings; compare French échappement leakage

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schappe (ˈʃæpə)
 
n
a yarn or fabric made from waste silk
 
[from German]

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