sarcenet

or sarse·net, sars·net

[ sahrs-nit ]
/ ˈsɑrs nɪt /

noun

a fine, soft fabric, often of silk, made in plain or twill weave and used especially for linings.

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Origin of sarcenet

1425–75; late Middle English sarsenet < Anglo-French sarzinet, probably equivalent to sarzin- Saracen + -et -et

Definition for sarsnet (2 of 2)

sarsenet

or sars·net

[ sahrs-nit ]
/ ˈsɑrs nɪt /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for sarsnet (1 of 2)

sarsenet
/ (ˈsɑːsnɪt) /

noun

a variant spelling of sarcenet

British Dictionary definitions for sarsnet (2 of 2)

sarcenet

sarsenet

/ (ˈsɑːsnɪt) /

noun

a fine soft silk fabric formerly from Italy and used for clothing, ribbons, etc

Word Origin for sarcenet

C15: from Old French sarzinet, from Sarrazin Saracen
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