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sarcenet

[sahrs-nit] /ˈsɑrs nɪt/
noun
1.
a fine, soft fabric, often of silk, made in plain or twill weave and used especially for linings.
Also, sarsenet, sarsnet.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English sarsenet < Anglo-French sarzinet, probably equivalent to sarzin- Saracen + -et -et

sarsenet

[sahrs-nit] /ˈsɑrs nɪt/
noun
1.
Also, sarsnet.
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British Dictionary definitions for sarsnet

sarcenet

/ˈsɑːsnɪt/
noun
1.
a fine soft silk fabric formerly from Italy and used for clothing, ribbons, etc
Word Origin
C15: from Old French sarzinet, from SarrazinSaracen

sarsenet

/ˈsɑːsnɪt/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of sarcenet
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