sarsnet

sarcenet

[sahrs-nit]
noun
a fine, soft fabric, often of silk, made in plain or twill weave and used especially for linings.
Also, sarsenet, sarsnet.


Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English sarsenet < Anglo-French sarzinet, probably equivalent to sarzin- Saracen + -et -et

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sarsenet

[sahrs-nit]
noun
Also, sarsnet.
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sarcenet or sarsenet (ˈsɑːsnɪt)
 
n
a fine soft silk fabric formerly from Italy and used for clothing, ribbons, etc
 
[C15: from Old French sarzinet, from SarrazinSaracen]
 
sarsenet or sarsenet
 
n
 
[C15: from Old French sarzinet, from SarrazinSaracen]

sarsenet (ˈsɑːsnɪt)
 
n
a variant spelling of sarcenet

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