samite

NOUN
  1. a heavy silk fabric (often woven with silver or gold threads); used to make clothing in the Middle Ages
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How To Use samite In A Sentence

  • The stuffs then known were velvet, satin (called samite), and taffeta, -- all of which were stitched with gold or silver thread. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866
  • The varieties of silk stuffs known at this time were velvet, satin (which was called samite), and taffety (called cendal or sendall), all of which were occasionally stitched with gold and silver.] and satin. The Age of Fable
  • I slipped out of the samite robe that was only slightly damp, and pulled on the dark blue dress and surcoat.
  • They display brocades, compound weaves, lampas, plain weaves, samite, tapestry and twill to provide a snapshot of the expansive weaving styles of Central Asia.
  • Their robes rustled, whispering to the stone steps-Lady Ylle's green robe of damasked silk, the king's brocaded violet robe, Lord Garan's unadorned robe of rusty gold samite. Dalamar the Dark
  • I took off my samite robe and folded it around my buttercream gown and green cloak.
  • They display brocades, compound weaves, lampas, plain weaves, samite, tapestry and twill to provide a snapshot of the expansive weaving styles of Central Asia.
  • The booty gained was so great that none could tell you the end of it: gold and silver, and vessels and precious stones, and samite, and cloth of silk, and robes vair and grey, and ermine, and every choicest thing found upon the earth.
  • The varieties of silk stuffs known at this time were velvet, satin (which was called samite), and taffety (called cendal or sendall), all of which were occasionally stitched with gold and silver.] and satin. The Age of Chivalry
  • The elderly Thaumaturge, dressed all in grey samite, lifted Ullanoth's right hand, which had been partially covered by her gown. IRONCROWN MOON: PART TWO OF THE BOREAL MOON TALE
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