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- n. A protein found in nacre
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Lace made of silk or other thread. It also seems to have meant ‘fine linen or cambric’
Sorry, no etymologies found.
I can take a spell o 'pearlin' or a tradin 'cruise or two
_But the pearlin 'abune her bree_, without the lace above her brow.
a year the fishers didn't dare visit the pearlin 'beds.