From French serge, replacing an older borrowing from Middle French sarge < Old French < Vulgar Latin *sarica < Latin sērica.
serge (countable and uncountable, plural serges)
- A type of worsted cloth.
- (by metonymy) A garment made of this fabric.
serge (third-person singular simple present serges, present participle serging, simple past and past participle serged)
- (sewing) To overlock.
serge (plural serges)
- A large wax candle used in some church ceremonies.