sarking

noun
sark·​ing | \ ˈsärkə̇n, -kiŋ \
plural -s

Definition of sarking

1 chiefly Scottish : thin boards for sheathing (as under shingles or slates)
2 Scottish : linen shirting

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History and Etymology for sarking

Middle English (Scots), from gerund of serken to clothe in a shirt, sheathe, from serk shirt

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“Sarking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sarking. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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