noun Scot. and North England.
any long, shirtlike garment worn next to the skin, as a chemise, nightshirt, or the like.

before 900; Middle English; Old English serc; cognate with Old Norse serkr (cf. berserk)

sarkless, adjective Unabridged
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sark (særk)
(Scot) a shirt or (formerly) chemise
[Old English serc; related to Old Norse serkr]

Sark (sɑːk)
French name: Sercq an island in the English Channel in the Channel Islands, consisting of Great Sark and Little Sark, connected by an isthmus: ruled by a hereditary Seigneur or Dame. Pop: 591 (2000). Area: 5 sq km (2 sq miles)

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Word Origin & History

"shirt," late O.E. serc, surviving as a Scottish and northern dialect word, from O.N. serkr, cognate with O.E. serk (see berserk). Cf. also Lith. sarkas "shirt," O.C.S. sraka "tunic," Rus. sorocka, Finn. sarkki "shirt," which are perhaps from Gmc.
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