Definition of sennit in English:

sennit

(also sinnet)

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, used for making mats, lashings, etc.

Origin

Early 17th century: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation:

sennit

/ˈsenət/