schappe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German (Swiss dialect), meaning "waste, impurity".

Verb[edit]

schappe ‎(third-person singular simple present schappes, present participle schapping, simple past and past participle schapped)

  1. (transitive) To use a process of fermentation to remove sericin from silk.

Noun[edit]

schappe ‎(plural schappes)

  1. A silk yarn or fabric made out of carded spun silk.