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Meaning of SERGE

Pronunciation:  surj

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a twilled woolen fabric
 

SERGE is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: cloth, fabric, material, textile

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Serge\, n. [F. serge, sarge, originally, a silken stuff,
    fr. L. serica, f. or neut. pl. of sericus silken. See
    {Sericeous}, {Silk}.]
    A woolen twilled stuff, much used as material for clothing
    for both sexes.
    
    {Silk serge}, a twilled silk fabric used mostly by tailors
       for lining parts of gentlemen's coats.
    
    
  2. \Serge\, n. [F. cierge.]
    A large wax candle used in the ceremonies of various
    churches.
    
    
 

 

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