(Scotland and Northern England) A shirt.
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Origin of Sark
From Middle English sark, serk, serke, from Old English syrce, sirce, serce (“sark, shirt, shift, smock, tunic, corselet, coat of mail"), from Proto-Germanic *sarkiz (“shirt, armour, hauberk"), from Proto-Indo-European *swerg-, *swerk- (“clothes worn outside"), from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (“to arrange, tack, tie, unite"). Cognate with Scots sark, serk (“shirt, shift"), North Frisian serk (“shirt"), Danish særk (“gown, shirt"), Swedish särk (“shirt, chemise"), Icelandic serkur (“nightshirt").
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