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partlet

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noun part·let \ˈpärt-lət\

Definition of partlet

  1. :  a 16th century chemisette with a band or collar



Origin and Etymology of partlet

Middle English (Scots) patelet, from Middle French patelette, from diminutive of patte paw


First Known Use: 1519

Rhymes with partlet


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