sachet

[ sa-shey or, esp. British, sash-ey ]SEE DEFINITION OF sachet

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When she sighed she exhaled a heavy perfume of sachet powder.

The air was heavy with the smell of stale grease paint, ointments, and sachet.

To wear any redolence on the person in the shape of sachet bags is unpardonable.

It was in the middle tray of my trunk, packed with tissue paper and sachet.

The book was scented with the sachet, and had a sickly perfume; it was incense to Jane.

It was the sachet into which she had sewn the Disturbing Charm.

Sachet unpinned, and refastened to the brocade lining of the tweed coat.

Griselda opened her sachet and took from it a crimson silk purse.

She smelled pleasantly of sachet and a certain heady scent she affected.

In the fragments of the sachet I found six smaller diamonds and a pair of rubies.

WORD ORIGIN

"small perfumed bag," 1838, from French sachet (12c.), diminutive of sac (see sac). A reborrowing of a word that had been used 15c. in the sense "small bag, wallet."

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