placket

noun
plack·​et | \ ˈpla-kət How to pronounce placket (audio) \

Definition of placket

1a : a slit in a garment (such as a skirt) often forming the closure
b archaic : a pocket especially in a woman's skirt
2 archaic
a : petticoat
b : woman

Examples of placket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This three piece set from Storq includes a tank (with a nursing-friendly button placket), elastic waist pants and a robe jacket made from a soft stretchy cotton spandex jersey. Nicola Fumo, Forbes, 7 May 2021 This three piece set from Storq includes a tank (with a nursing-friendly button placket), elastic waist pants and a robe jacket made from a soft stretchy cotton spandex jersey. Nicola Fumo, Forbes, 7 May 2021 This three piece set from Storq includes a tank (with a nursing-friendly button placket), elastic waist pants and a robe jacket made from a soft stretchy cotton spandex jersey. Nicola Fumo, Forbes, 7 May 2021 This three piece set from Storq includes a tank (with a nursing-friendly button placket), elastic waist pants and a robe jacket made from a soft stretchy cotton spandex jersey. Nicola Fumo, Forbes, 7 May 2021 This three piece set from Storq includes a tank (with a nursing-friendly button placket), elastic waist pants and a robe jacket made from a soft stretchy cotton spandex jersey. Nicola Fumo, Forbes, 7 May 2021 This three piece set from Storq includes a tank (with a nursing-friendly button placket), elastic waist pants and a robe jacket made from a soft stretchy cotton spandex jersey. Nicola Fumo, Forbes, 7 May 2021 This three piece set from Storq includes a tank (with a nursing-friendly button placket), elastic waist pants and a robe jacket made from a soft stretchy cotton spandex jersey. Nicola Fumo, Forbes, 7 May 2021 This three piece set from Storq includes a tank (with a nursing-friendly button placket), elastic waist pants and a robe jacket made from a soft stretchy cotton spandex jersey. Nicola Fumo, Forbes, 7 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of placket

1605, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for placket

origin unknown

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The first known use of placket was in 1605

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Last Updated

18 Apr 2022

Cite this Entry

“Placket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/placket. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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