Part of speech: noun

A small bag for perfumed powder.

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Usage examples "sachet":

  1. But sure enough at Christmas she received it, and not only the ten pounds, but also a parrot- headed umbrella from Aunt May, a sachet of handkerchiefs from Lettice, the particular monstrosity in porcelain that was in vogue at the time from Pamela, and a kiss from Sir Hector.
  2. The sight of it recalled all- that night, and Mademoiselle's face in the lanthorn light, and my fine plans, and the end of them; and, in a fit of childish fury, the outcome of long suppressed passion, I snatched up the sachet from the floor and tore it across and across, and flung the pieces down. - "Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France", Stanley J. Weyman.
  3. And what did you want sachet- powder for, anyway? - "The Awakening of Helena Richie", Margaret Deland.