catgut


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Catgut \Cat"gut`\, n. [Cat + gut.]
   1. A cord of great toughness made from the intestines of
      animals, esp. of sheep, used for strings of musical
      instruments, etc.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. A sort of linen or canvas, with wide interstices.
      [1913 Webster]
Feedback Form