Definition of inkle in English:

inkle

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪŋk(ə)l
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A kind of linen tape formerly used to make laces, or the linen yarn from which this is manufactured.
    More example sentences
    • Now, she is an expert weaver herself although the small inkle looms she uses for demonstrations are a long way off the massive industrial versions.
    • Another method by which braids could have been produced is inkle weaving.
    • The loom looks a lot like your regular inkle loom except it has two sides.

Origin

mid 16th century: of unknown origin.

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