Definition of sennit in English:

sennit

noun

mass noun
  • 1Plaited straw, hemp, or similar fibrous material used in making hats.

    • ‘The French 17-strand sennit produces a lovely ‘French twist’.’
    • ‘Untwist the strips as necessary to flatten out the sennit.’
    1. 1.1Nautical Braided cordage in flat, round, or square form, made from three to nine cords and used for making mats, lashings, etc.

Origin

Mid 18th century: variant of sinnet.

Pronunciation

sennit

/ˈsɛnɪt/