sarsenet

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman sarzinett, from Old French sarrasinet, diminutive of sarrazin (Saracen).

Noun[edit]

sarsenet (plural sarsenets)

  1. A very fine and soft silk ribbon woven in a plain weave with a fine warp and higher density weft. Now chiefly used for linings.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary sarsenet, sarcenet
  2. ^ sarsnet , www.mijnwoordenboek.nl

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