Origin of serge1
Definition for serge (2 of 3)
verb (used with object), serged, serg·ing.
Origin of serge2
Definition for serge (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for serge
This was to Serge Sorokko, the art dealer, with whom she moved to San Francisco, where he has a gallery on Geary.
In response, Putin adviser Serge Glazyev said Russia would strike back through financial means.Did Russia Just Dump a Huge Amount of U.S. Government Bonds?|Daniel Gross|March 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1968, filmmaker Serge Bard gave the art world a high-contrast buzz.
Based in Montreal, CGI was started by founder and executive chairman Serge Godin in 1976 when Godin was 26.The Company That Built Obamacare Is Doing Better Than Ever|Daniel Gross|October 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Or you can take that to your advantage and make yourself unique—it is rare—and that is what Serge did.‘War Witch’ Filmmaker Kim Nguyen on Africa’s Child Soldiers|Jean Trinh|March 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Serge bolted the door, through which Pierre had passed, and which alone communicated with the other apartments.
My husband is blind, Micheline unsuspicious, and Serge smiles quietly, as if he were preparing some treachery.
But Serge, prudent and discreet, even in the most affectionate moments, led Jeanne to take a more sensible view.
The idea occurred to her that Jeanne had deceived her, or had deceived herself, and that Serge had not loved her.
And without giving Serge time to answer him, Herzog reached the boudoir where his daughter was waiting with impatience.
British Dictionary definitions for serge
Word Origin for serge
Word Origin and History for serge
late 14c., from Old French serge (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *sarica, in Medieval Latin "cloth of wool mixed with silk or linen," from Latin serica (vestis) "silken (garment)," from serica, from Greek serike, fem. of serikos "silken" (see silk). The French word is the source of German sarsche, Danish sarge, etc.