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stockinet (n.)

elastic, machine-made fabric used for undergarments, 1824, from stocking + diminutive ending -et.

updated on March 14, 2015

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Definitions of stockinet from WordNet

stockinet (n.)
knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments;
Synonyms: stockinette
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