Origin of sarcenetMiddle English sarsenet from Anglo-French sarzinett, diminutive from Old French Sarrazin: see Saracen
Origin of sarcenetMiddle English sarsenet from Anglo-Norman sarzinett perhaps from Old French Saracin Saracen from Late Latin Saracēnus ; see Saracen .
- Alternative form of sarsenet.
- Thou green sarcenet flap for a sore eye. "” Shakespeare.
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