Origin of sachet
Examples from the Web for sachet
Another length of narrow ribbon was stitched to one end of the fourth sachet.
After keeping them waiting for some time, Grace swept in wearing a new gown tinkling with jets and redolent with sachet.Talbot's Angles|Amy E. Blanchard
The book was scented with the sachet, and had a sickly perfume; it was incense to Jane.A Singular Life|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
There's something in the sachet that will bring you very good luck if you always keep it on where it can't be seen.
Odours of sachet and violets came and went elusively or mingled with those of the roses and pinks.Vandover and the Brute|Frank Norris
British Dictionary definitions for sachet
- a small soft bag containing perfumed powder, placed in drawers to scent clothing
- the powder contained in such a bag
Word Origin for sachet
Word Origin and History for sachet
"small perfumed bag," 1838, from French sachet (12c.), diminutive of sac (see sac). A reborrowing of a word that had been used 15c. in the sense "small bag, wallet."