serge

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See also: Serge and sergé

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Etymology 1[edit]

From French serge, replacing an older borrowing from Middle French sarge < Old French < Vulgar Latin *sarica < Latin sērica.

Noun[edit]

serge (countable and uncountable, plural serges)

  1. A type of worsted cloth.
  2. (by metonymy) A garment made of this fabric.

Verb[edit]

serge (third-person singular simple present serges, present participle serging, simple past and past participle serged)

  1. (sewing) To overlock.

Etymology 2[edit]

French cierge.

Noun[edit]

serge (plural serges)

  1. A large wax candle used in some church ceremonies.

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