Definition of schappe in English:

schappe

Line breaks: schappe
Pronunciation: /ʃap
 
, ˈʃapə
 
/

noun

[mass noun]
  • Fabric or yarn made from waste silk.

Origin

late 19th century: from German Schappe 'waste silk'.

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