or sarse·net, sars·net
- a fine, soft fabric, often of silk, made in plain or twill weave and used especially for linings.
Origin of sarcenet
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- a variant spelling of sarcenet
- a fine soft silk fabric formerly from Italy and used for clothing, ribbons, etc
C15: from Old French sarzinet, from Sarrazin Saracen
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