- a flat, braided cordage, formed by plaiting strands of rope yarn or other fiber, used as small stuff aboard ships.
- braided straw or grass used in making hats.
Origin of sennit
Examples from the Web for sennit
Historical Examples of sennit
It had a door formed of thin poles lashed together with sennit.Peter Trawl
W. H. G. Kingston
While I endeavour to do justice to principles, I wish to do no injustice to Sennit.
When all was ready, it appeared that Sennit was to be our prize-master.
He had a private conversation with Sennit, too; but the smile underwent no change.
No--no--Miles; let this Mr. Sennit go to England where he belongs.
- a flat braided cordage used on ships
- plaited straw, grass, palm leaves, etc, as for making hats