sarpler

noun

sar·​pler
ˈsärplər
variants or sarplier
-lēər
plural -s
1
obsolete : a weight for a bale of wool usually estimated as 80 tods or 2240 lbs.
2
: a covering or wrapper of coarse cloth (as sackcloth)

Word History

Etymology

Middle English sarpler, from Middle French sarpilliere

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“Sarpler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sarpler. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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