Definition of stockinet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

stockinet

 noun
(also stockinette)noun
BrE BrE//ˌstɒkɪˈnet//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌstɑːkɪˈnet//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a type of soft cloth that stretches easily and is used for making bandages Word Origin late 18th cent.: probably an alteration of stocking-net.