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sark

[ sahrk ]
/ sɑrk /
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noun Scot. and North England.

any long, shirtlike garment worn next to the skin, as a chemise, nightshirt, or the like.

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Origin of sark

before 900; Middle English; Old English serc; cognate with Old Norse serkr (cf. berserk)

OTHER WORDS FROM sark

sarkless, adjective

Definition for sark (2 of 2)

Sark
[ sahrk ]
/ sɑrk /

noun

one of the Channel Islands, E of Guernsey. 2 sq. mi. (5 sq. km).
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British Dictionary definitions for sark (1 of 2)

sark
/ (særk) /

noun

Scot a shirt or (formerly) chemise

Word Origin for sark

Old English serc; related to Old Norse serkr

British Dictionary definitions for sark (2 of 2)

Sark
/ (sɑːk) /

noun

an island in the English Channel in the Channel Islands, consisting of Great Sark and Little Sark, connected by an isthmus: ruled by a hereditary Seigneur or Dame. Pop: 591 (2000). Area: 5 sq km (2 sq miles)French name: Sercq
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