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What is "Placket" - Definition & Explanation

An opening with fabric piecing and buttons or snaps on a garment that facilitates dressing. Plackets can be at the neck of a shirt, the cuff of a sleeve, or the waist of a skirt or pair of pants.
The piece of cloth that reinforces a split or opening in a garment; that usually also serves as the closure.
The part of a shirt or jacket where the garment fastens together.
The opening in the cuff or neck of a garment that creates a larger opening for ease in dressing, and can be buttoned closed.
A piece of cloth sewn under an opening.
A vertical slit extending from the front of a shirt's collar, often reinforced at the base to prevent tearing. Two or three buttons are usually placed within this placket area.

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