sarrasin

Sarrasin

Sar"ra*sin\, Sarrasine \Sar"ra*sine\, n. [F. sarrasine, LL. saracina. See Saracen.] (Fort.) A portcullis, or herse. [Written also sarasin.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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