• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cappadine A floss or waste obtained from the cocoon after the silk has been reeled off, used for shag.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cappadine A sort of silk flock taken from the upper part of the silkworm's cocoon after the true silk has been wound off, used for shag in making rugs.
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