This section is from the "A Complete Dictionary of Dry Goods" book, by George S. Cole. Also available from Amazon: A complete dictionary of dry goods and history of silk, cotton, linen, wool and other fibrous substances,: Including a full explanation of the modern processes ... together with various useful tables.
Floret-Silk. In silk manufacturing, a yarn spun from the first and purest of the "waste," and of higher quality than noil-yarn. [See Silk, Noil]