serge


serge

noun \ˈsərj\

: a strong cloth that is used to make clothes

Full Definition of SERGE

:  a durable twilled fabric having a smooth clear face and a pronounced diagonal rib on the front and the back

Examples of SERGE

  1. a coat made of serge

Origin of SERGE

Middle English sarge, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *sarica, alteration of Latin serica, feminine of sericus silken — more at sericeous
First Known Use: 14th century

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