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sacque

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sacque a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sacque Same as 2d Sack, 3.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sacque See sack, 4 and 5.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sacque sak. See Sack (1).
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Formed after the analogy of the French. See 2d Sack

Usage

In literature:

My silk sacque isn't a bit the fashion, and my bonnet doesn't look like Sallie's.
"Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
Aunt Mary laid down her sewing, smoothed the ruffles of her sacque, adjusted her spectacles, opened the envelope, and began to read.
"A Modern Chronicle, Complete" by Winston Churchill
Gladys loosened her shabby little sacque.
"By the Light of the Soul" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
She sat at a front window and darned a white stocking; her long, thin arms and her neck showed faintly through her old loose muslin sacque.
"Jane Field" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Give her this sacque.
"The Portion of Labor" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
One garment, the Arverne Sacque, and I bet yer them four styles will put the Arverne Sacque clean out of business.
"Potash & Perlmutter" by Montague Glass
The Person was a handsome woman, attired negligently in what was called a sacque, with a mob-cap.
"Girlhood and Womanhood" by Sarah Tytler
Take your sacque off, Lucretia.
"Young Lucretia and Other Stories" by Mary E. Wilkins
Remember that sealskin sacque of mine?
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
Use one sheet of paper for the little fringed sacque.
"Little Folks' Handy Book" by Lina Beard
Put that big kitchen sacque over your dress, and button the sleeves around your wrists.
"Helen Grant's Schooldays" by Amanda M. Douglas
Either hold me yourselves or make ropes of your sacques and shawls.
"Anne" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
Mariana fastened the collar of her breakfast sacque and looked back at him from the glass.
"Phases of an Inferior Planet" by Ellen Glasgow
The sacque was ornamented with ribbons, caught with diamonds.
"The Evolution of Fashion" by Florence Mary Gardiner
The loose sacque is ungraceful, but a basque is most becoming on horseback.
"The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness" by Florence Hartley
After a hasty donning of boudoir cap and bed sacque, he was admitted.
"A House Party with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
You have on a hat and sacque, and your school books are in your hand.
"Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline" by Jennie M. Drinkwater
Pauline showed me a little sacque which she had crocheted.
"A Woman of Genius" by Mary Austin
Put on your hoop and sacque.
"Sophia" by Stanley J. Weyman
Go up to the nursery, and tell Felicie to put a little sacque on you.
"Rutledge" by Miriam Coles Harris
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