Watchet meaning

1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.iv.

They him disarm'd, and spredding on the ground / Their watchet mantles frindgd with siluer round, / They softly wipt away the gelly blood [...].

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(obsolete) Of the color watchet (as of eyes, clothes, etc.).
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Origin of watchet

  • From Middle English wachet; compare French vaciet, whortleberry, Latin vaccīnium (“blueberry”).
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