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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a heavy silk fabric (often woven with silver or gold threads); used to make clothing in the Middle Ages;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Samite \Sa"mite\, a. [OF. samit, LL. samitum, examitum, from LGr. ?, ? woven with six threads; Gr. ? six + ? a thread. See Six, and cf. Dimity.] A species of silk stuff, or taffeta, generally interwoven with gold. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] In silken samite she was light arrayed. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

samite n 1: a heavy silk fabric (often woven with silver or gold threads); used to make clothing in the Middle Ages