schapping

schapping
\\-piŋ\ noun (-s)
: a European method for fermenting and removing the gum from silk wastes

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • schapping — schap·ping …   English syllables

  • schappe — /shah peuh/, v., schapped /shahpt/, schapping, n. v.t. 1. to remove sericin from (silk waste) by fermentation. n. 2. See schappe silk. [1880 85; < Swiss G: raw silk leavings; cf. F échappement leakage] * * * …   Universalium

  • schappe — /ˈʃæpə/ (say shapuh), /ˈʃapə/ (say shahpuh) verb (t) (schapped /ˈʃæpəd/ (say shapuhd), /ˈʃapəd/ (say shahpuhd), schapping) 1. to remove gum from (silk) by fermentation. –noun Also, schappe silk. 2. a silk waste used for embroidery and sewing… …  

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