part|let

part|let
part|let1 «PAHRT liht», noun.
a kind of garment worn around the neck and upper part of the chest, especially by women during the 1500's.
[apparently variant of earlier patelet < Old French patelette band of stuff, diminutive of patte flap, paw]
part|let2 or Part|let «PAHRT liht», noun.
a hen (especially as a proper name, often in Dame Partlet).
[< Old French Pertelote, a woman's name (from its use as the name of a hen in Chaucer's Nun's Priest's Tale)]

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