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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sat·in n.  A silk cloth, of a thick, close texture, and overshot woof, which has a glossy surface.
    Cloths of gold and satins rich of hue.   --Chaucer.
 Denmark satin, a kind of lasting; a stout worsted stuff, woven with a satin twill, used for women's shoes.
 Farmer's satin. See under Farmer.
 Satin bird Zool., an Australian bower bird. Called also satin grackle.
 Satin flower Bot. See Honesty, 4.
 Satin spar. Min. (a) A fine fibrous variety of calcite, having a pearly luster. (b) A similar variety of gypsum.
 Satin sparrow Zool., the shining flycatcher (Myiagra nitida) of Tasmania and Australia. The upper surface of the male is rich blackish green with a metallic luster.
 Satin stone, satin spar.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 I·tal·ian a.  Of or pertaining to Italy, or to its people or language.
 Italian cloth a light material of cotton and worsted; -- called also farmer's satin.
 Italian iron, a heater for fluting frills.
 Italian juice, Calabrian liquorice.