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sendal

or cen·dal

[ sen-dl ]
/ ˈsɛn dl /
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noun
a silk fabric in use during the Middle Ages.
a piece of this fabric or a garment made of it.
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Origin of sendal

1175–1225; Middle English cendal<Old French, probably through dissimilation <Greek sindṓn fine linen, sindon
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British Dictionary definitions for sendal

sendal
/ (ˈsɛndəl) /

noun
a fine silk fabric used, esp in the Middle Ages, for ceremonial clothing, etc
a garment of such fabric

Word Origin for sendal

C13: from Old French cendal, from Medieval Latin cendalum; probably related to Greek sindon fine linen
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