Definition of Stammel

1. Noun. A coarse woolen cloth formerly used for undergarments and usually dyed bright red.

Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile



Definition of Stammel

1. n. A large, clumsy horse.

2. n. A kind of woolen cloth formerly in use. It seems to have been often of a red color.

3. a. Of the color of stammel; having a red color, thought inferior to scarlet.

Definition of Stammel

1. Noun. A woolen cloth used in medieval times to make undergarments. ¹

2. Noun. A bright red colour, like that of the stammel cloth. ¹

3. Adjective. Of a bright red colour, like that of the stammel cloth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stammel

1. a red color [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stammel

stamens
stamina
staminal
staminas
staminate
stamineal
stamineous
staminiferous
staminode
staminodes
staminodia
staminodies
staminodium
staminody
staminophore
stammel (current term)
stammels
stammer
stammered
stammerer
stammerers
stammering
stammering(a)
stammering of the bladder
stammeringly
stammers
stamnoi
stamnos
stamp
stamp-collecting

Literary usage of Stammel

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1. Costume in England: A History of Dress to the End of the Eighteenth Century by Frederick William Fairholt (1885)
"A worsted cloth of a course kind, manufactured in Norfolk in the twelfth year of Hen. VII. stammel. Mr. Collier, in his reprint of " Friar Bacon and Friar ..."

2. Costume in England: A History of Dress from the Earliest Period Till the by Frederick William Fairholt (1846)
"A worsted cloth of a coarse kind, manufactured in Norfolk in the sixteenth century. stammel. Mr. Collier, in his reprint of Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay, ..."

3. A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes ; with Additional Notes by Isaac Reed, Robert Dodsley, Octavius Gilchrist, John Payne Collier (1825)
"stammel is sometimes used for a red colour, and sometimes for a species of cloth: in this instance it means the latter, as the colour of the stammel is ..."

4. A Cyclopaedia of Costume Or Dictionary of Dress, Including Notices of by James Robinson Planché (1876)
"Certainly in this instance, as in those above quoted; but where is an instance of stammel being used to signify any colour ? ..."

5. Costume in England: A History of Dress from the Earliest Period Till the by Frederick William Fairholt (1846)
"Mr. Collier quotes from Beaumont and Fletcher's /.;/.'.•'' French Lawyer, " I'll not quarrel with the gentleman For wearing stammel ..."

6. The Minor Elizabethan Drama by Ashley Horace Thorndike (1913)
"1 stammel was a kind of woollen doth. The words " red" and " stammel" were, I believe, seldom used together, the former being the understood colour of the ..."

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