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cendal

[sen-dl] /ˈsɛn dl/
noun
1.

sendal

or cendal

[sen-dl] /ˈsɛn dl/
noun
1.
a silk fabric in use during the Middle Ages.
2.
a piece of this fabric or a garment made of it.
Origin of sendal
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English cendal < Old French, probably through dissimilation < Greek sindṓn fine linen, sindon
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sendal

/ˈsɛndəl/
noun
1.
a fine silk fabric used, esp in the Middle Ages, for ceremonial clothing, etc
2.
a garment of such fabric
Word Origin
C13: from Old French cendal, from Medieval Latin cendalum; probably related to Greek sindon fine linen
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