Associations to the word «Serge»

Wiktionary

SERGE, noun. (textiles) A type of worsted cloth.
SERGE, noun. (by metonymy) A garment made of this fabric.
SERGE, verb. (sewing) To overlock.
SERGE, noun. A large wax candle used in some church ceremonies.

Dictionary definition

SERGE, noun. A twilled woolen fabric.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats