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A fine soft silk cloth.
[Middle English sarsenet, from Anglo-Norman sarzinett, perhaps from Old French Saracin, Saracen, from Late Latin Saracēnus; see Saracen.]
(Textiles) a fine soft silk fabric formerly from Italy and used for clothing, ribbons, etc
[C15: from Old French sarzinet, from Sarrazin Saracen]
or sarse•net(ˈsɑrs nɪt)
a fine, soft fabric, often of silk, made in plain or twill weave and used esp. for linings.