Definition of inkle in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪŋk(ə)l/


[mass noun]
A kind of linen tape formerly used to make laces, or the linen yarn from which this is manufactured.
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.


Mid 16th century: of unknown origin.

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