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Trentaine, also Trentain, is a French counting and piece measure. 30 pieces correspond to  one Trentaine .

Also called Trentaine regionally the performance of a certain prayer on thirty consecutive days, for which a pride fee can be charged.

The dimension designation also applied to a French woolen fabric of the same name, the Trentain . In this fabric, the number of warp threads in the amount was limited to 30 × 100 threads (3,000 threads). Different types of these fabrics, trente-deuxains , trente-quatrains and trente-sixains , were in use in the Languedoc , Provence and Dauphiné regions , for example .


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