Stam"mel (?), n.

A large, clumsy horse.

[Prov. Eng.]

Wright.

 

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Stam"mel, n. [OF. estamel; cf. OF. estamet a coarse woolen cloth, LL. stameta a kind of cloth, the same as staminea, and OF. estame a woolen stuff. See Stamin.]

1.

A kind of woolen cloth formerly in use. It seems to have been often of a red color.

[Obs.]

2.

A red dye, used in England in the 15th and 16th centuries.

B. Jonson.

 

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Stam"mel, a.

Of the color of stammel; having a red color, thought inferior to scarlet.

 

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