A durable twilled woolen or worsted fabric.
More example sentences
- The period saw the transition of British Army uniform from red wool serge coats to khaki cotton, and gaiters were replaced by puttees.
- All the proud fathers were dressed to kill in their three-piece serge suits and trilby felt hats perched to one side.
- It is worn with the fermizi, a jacket of velvet or serge with long sleeves that is thrown over the back; waist-high white stockings; and a shirt with wide sleeves made of cotton, muslin, or silk.
late Middle English: from Old French sarge, from a variant of Latin serica (lana) 'silken (wool)', from sericus (see silk).
Definition of serge in:
- The British & World English dictionary