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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lady in the Sacque.
 
The apparition of this hag forms the story of the Tapestried Chamber, by Sir Walter Scott.   1
        An old woman, whose dress was an old-fashioned gown, which ladies call a sacque; that is, a sort of robe completely loose in the body, but gathered into broad plaits upon the neck and shoulders.
 


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