partlet

noun
part·​let | \ ˈpärt-lət How to pronounce partlet (audio) \

Definition of partlet

: a 16th century chemisette with a band or collar

First Known Use of partlet

1515, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for partlet

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

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“Partlet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/partlet. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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