Sarplier
Sarplier Sar"plier, n. [F. serpilli[`e]re; cf. Pr. sarpelheira, LL. serpelleria, serpleria, Catalan sarpallera, Sp. arpillera.] A coarse cloth made of hemp, and used for packing goods, etc. [Written also {sarpelere}.] --Tyrwhitt. [1913 Webster]

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  • sarplier — sar·pli·er …   English syllables

  • sarplier — noun see sarpler …   Useful english dictionary

  • sarpelere — Sarplier Sar plier, n. [F. serpilli[ e]re; cf. Pr. sarpelheira, LL. serpelleria, serpleria, Catalan sarpallera, Sp. arpillera.] A coarse cloth made of hemp, and used for packing goods, etc. [Written also {sarpelere}.] Tyrwhitt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …   Wikipedia

  • Sarplar — Sar plar, n. [Cf. LL. sarplare. See {Sarplier}.] A large bale or package of wool, containing eighty tods, or 2,240 pounds, in weight. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sarplar — /sahr plahr, pleuhr/, n. 1. a coarse cloth bagging. 2. Obs. a. a bale of wool weighing 2240 lb. (1016 kg) or 80 tods. b. the weight of such a bale. Also, sarpler /sahr pleuhr/, sarplier /sahr plee euhr/. [1325 75; ME sarplar bale of wool < AF (OF …   Universalium

  • sarra — verb see sarrow II * * * sarpuler, Sarra obs. ff. sarplier, Sahara …   Useful english dictionary

  • sarplar — /sahr plahr, pleuhr/, n. 1. a coarse cloth bagging. 2. Obs. a. a bale of wool weighing 2240 lb. (1016 kg) or 80 tods. b. the weight of such a bale. Also, sarpler /sahr pleuhr/, sarplier /sahr plee euhr/. [1325 75; ME sarplar bale of wool < AF… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sarpuler — sarpuler, Sarra obs. ff. sarplier, Sahara …   Useful english dictionary

  • serpe-cloth — serpe(e) cloth var. sarp cloth, sarplier, Obs …   Useful english dictionary

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