Ferrandine

Fer*ran"dine

(? ?), n. [F.; cf. OF. ferrant iron-gray, from L. ferrum iron.] A stuff made of silk and wool.
[1913 Webster]

I did buy a colored silk ferrandine.
Pepys.
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{

Fer*ran"ti ca"bles

(?),

Fer*ran"ti mains"

(?) }. (Elec.) A form of conductor, designed by Ferranti, for currents of high potential, and consisting of concentric tubes of copper separated by an insulating material composed of paper saturated with black mineral wax.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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