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What is "Sarcenet" - Definition & Explanation

Sarcenet a soft thin silk in plain or twill weaves. A garment made of sarcenet fabric, namely a soft thin silk in plain or twill weaves.
A soft silk cloth, traceable to the middle English period; from the French "sarzinett."

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