Definition of Sagathy

1. n. A mixed woven fabric of silk and cotton, or silk and wool; sayette; also, a light woolen fabric.



Definition of Sagathy

1. Noun. a fine twilled worsted fabric which was used formerly for clothes and curtains and is similar to serge ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sagathy

1. a lightweight fabric [n SAGATHIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sagathy

sagaman
sagamen
sagamite
sagamites
sagamore
sagamores
saganaki
saganash
saganashes
sagapen
sagapens
sagapenum
sagapenums
sagas
sagathies
sagathy (current term)
sagbut
sagbuts
sage-green
sage-grouse
sage-grouses
sage brush
sage chicken
sage chickens
sage cock
sage cocks
sage green
sage grouse
sage grouses

Literary usage of Sagathy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Memoir of Col. Ethan Allen by Hugh Moore (1834)
"Carlton, who then commanded in Canada. vest and breeches of sagathy, worsted stockings, ... sagathy ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1889)
"sagathy, a kind of serge, is another fabric that was used for making up the famous Drap du Barn and D'Oyley suits—the last named after the once celebrated ..."

3. History of Maryland: From the Earliest Period to the Present Day by John Thomas Scharf (1879)
"These, with leather aprons, and sagathy coats, osnaburg shirts, and hair-shag jackets, were much worn by mechanics, who also wore coarse shoes and worsted ..."

4. Costume of Colonial Times by Alice Morse Earle (1894)
"sagathy. Among " All Sorts of Winter Goods" advertised in the Boston News ... in 1.752 wearing off " a light cloth- colour'd sagathy coat lined with Lead ..."

5. The Western Antiquary by William Henry Kearley Wright (1883)
"... on a piece of sagathy or Scotch plaid." The late Sir John Bowring, in enumerating the woollen fabrics of Exeter, mentions the article as ..."

6. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1874)
"... made of bear-skin, buckskin, homespun, denim, wilton, broadcloth, velvet, and sagathy (a kind of serge); and cloaks of camlet, broadcloth, and kersey. ..."

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