Definition of sarsenet in English:

sarsenet

Line breaks: sar|senet
Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːsnɪt
 
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(also sarcenet)

noun

[mass noun]
  • A fine, soft silk fabric, used as a lining material and in dressmaking.

Origin

late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French sarzinett, perhaps a diminutive of sarzin 'Saracen', suggested by Old French drap sarrasinois 'Saracen cloth'.

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