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Meaning of PLACKET

Pronunciation:  'plakit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a piece of cloth sewn under an opening
 

PLACKET is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: piece of cloth, piece of material, skirt

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Plack"et\, n. [F. plaquer to lay or clap on. See
{Placard}.]
1. A petticoat, esp. an under petticoat; hence, a cant term
   for a woman. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.

2. The opening or slit left in a petticoat or skirt for
   convenience in putting it on; -- called also {placket
   hole}.

3. A woman's pocket.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: air hole, armhole, blowhole, bullet-hole, bunghole, cringle, deadeye, eye, eyelet, gasket, grommet, guide, keyhole, knothole, loop, loophole, manhole, mousehole, peephole, pigeonhole, pinhole, placket hole, porthole, punch-hole, spiracle, tap, vent, venthole
 

 

 

 

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