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 Sarce’net (2 syl.).Sarcoph’agus. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sarcenet Chidings.
 
Loving rebukes, as those of a mother to a young child—“You little rogue,” etc.   1
        “The child reddened … and hesitated, while the mother, with many a fye … and such sarcenet chidings as tender mothers give to spoiled children …”—Sir W. Scott: The Monastery, ii.
 


 Sarce’net (2 syl.).Sarcoph’agus. 

 
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