1. Archaic The red color of a coarse woolen cloth sometimes used for undergarments.
2. Obsolete A coarse woolen cloth for undergarments.
[Probably alteration of stamin, from Middle English stamyn, from Old French estamine, from Vulgar Latin *stāminea, from Latin, feminine of stāmineus, consisting of threads, from stāmen, stāmin-, thread; see stā- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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