sark

noun
\ ˈsärk How to pronounce sark (audio) \

Definition of sark

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal, chiefly British
: shirt

Sark

geographical name
\ ˈsärk How to pronounce Sark (audio) \

Definition of Sark (Entry 2 of 2)

island in the English Channel that is one of the Channel Islands and is a dependency of Guernsey area 2 square miles (5.2 square kilometers)

Other Words from sark

Geographical name

Sarkese \ ˌsär-​ˈkēz How to pronounce Sark (audio) , -​ˈkēs \ noun

First Known Use of sark

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sark

Noun

Middle English (Scots) serk, from Old English serc; akin to Old Norse serkr shirt

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“Sark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sark. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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