part·​let ˈpärt-lət How to pronounce partlet (audio)
: a 16th century chemisette with a band or collar

Word History


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

First Known Use

1515, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of partlet was in 1515

Dictionary Entries Near partlet

Cite this Entry

“Partlet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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