noun watch·et \ˈwächə̇t also ˈwȯch-\

Definition of watchet



  1. 1 or watchet blue :  a light blue color her dressing gown of watchet blue — Llewelyn Powys

  2. 2 archaic a :  a light blue cloth b :  a light blue angler's fly

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Origin and Etymology of watchet

Middle English wachet, from Old North French

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a brief usually trivial fact

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