Sendal
Sendal Sen"dal, n. [OF. cendal (cf. Pr. & Sp. cendal, It. zendale), LL. cendallum, Gr. ??? a fine Indian cloth.] A light thin stuff of silk. [Written also {cendal}, and {sendal}.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Wore she not a veil of twisted sendal embroidered with silver? --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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  • sendal — Sen dal, n. [OF. cendal (cf. Pr. & Sp. cendal, It. zendale), LL. cendallum, Gr. ??? a fine Indian cloth.] A light thin stuff of silk. [Written also {cendal}, and {sendal}.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Wore she not a veil of twisted sendal embroidered …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sendal — Sendal, s. Cendal …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • sendal — [sen′dəl] n. [ME cendal < OFr < ML cendallum, prob. ult. < Gr sindōn, fine linen of Sem orig; as in Heb sadin, linen undergarment] a light silk fabric used in the Middle Ages for costumes, flags, etc …   English World dictionary

  • sendal — /sen dl/, n. 1. a silk fabric in use during the Middle Ages. 2. a piece of this fabric or a garment made of it. Also, cendal. [1175 1225; ME cendal < OF, prob. through dissimilation < Gk sindón fine linen, SINDON] * * * …   Universalium

  • sendal — noun A light silk cloth. he was in a cote of rede sendell, and bare a mantell uppon hys sholder that was furred with ermyne, and put that uppon hym …   Wiktionary

  • sendal — sen|dal Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • sendal — thin silk or linen Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • sendal — sb. == a fine silk stuff. Body and Soul, 15. Fr. cendal. See Roq. s. v …   Oldest English Words

  • sendal — [ sɛnd(ə)l] noun historical a fine silk material used to make ceremonial robes and banners. Origin ME: from OFr. cendal, ult. from Gk sindōn …   English new terms dictionary

  • sendal — sen·dal …   English syllables

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