Sa"mite (?), a. [OF. samit, LL. samitum, examitum, from LGr. , woven with six threads; Gr. six + a thread. See Six, and cf. Dimity.]

A species of silk stuff, or taffeta, generally interwoven with gold.


In silken samite she was light arrayed. Spenser.


© Webster 1913.

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