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From French organsin; compare Spanish organsino, Italian organzino.


organzine (countable and uncountable, plural organzines)

  1. A kind of double thrown silk of very fine texture; silk twisted like a rope with different strands, so as to increase its strength.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for organzine in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)