sennit
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1769 1. a braided cord or fabric (as of plaited rope yarns) 2. a straw or grass braid for hats

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  • Sennit — is a kind of flat cordage made by plaiting thinner strands of rope or grass. It can also be used ornamentally in crafts, like a kind of macrame, or to make straw hats.Sennit is the western term used for Magimagi which is an exclusive product of… …   Wikipedia

  • Sennit — Sen nit, n. [Seven + knit.] 1. (Naut.) A braided cord or fabric formed by plaiting together rope yarns or other small stuff. [1913 Webster] 2. Plaited straw or palm leaves for making hats. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sennit — [sen′it] n. [< ?] 1. a flat braided material made by plaiting strands of rope yarn 2. plaited straw, grass, etc. used for making hats …   English World dictionary

  • sennit —    Aha.    ♦ To braid sennit, hō aha …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • sennit — bukasnukė barakuda statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Sphyraena obtusata angl. blunt barracuda; blunt jawed sea pike; obtuse barracuda; sennit; striped barracuda rus. тупорылая барракуда ryšiai:… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • sennit — /sen it/, n. 1. a flat, braided cordage, formed by plaiting strands of rope yarn or other fiber, used as small stuff aboard ships. 2. braided straw or grass used in making hats. Also, sennet, sinnet. [1760 70; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • sennit — noun a) braided cord or fabric of such small stuff as plaited rope yarns b) straw or grass which is braid for a hat …   Wiktionary

  • sennit — n. flat braided cord used on ships; braided straw or leaves used to make hats …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sennit — noun 1》 plaited straw, hemp, or similar material used to make hats. 2》 Nautical variant spelling of sinnet …   English new terms dictionary

  • sennit — sen·nit …   English syllables

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