1. a piece of cloth sewn under an opening
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Placket \Plack"et\, n. [F. plaquer to lay or clap on. See
1. A petticoat, esp. an under petticoat; hence, a cant term
for a woman. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
2. The opening or slit left in a petticoat or skirt for
convenience in putting it on; -- called also placket
3. A woman's pocket.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a piece of cloth sewn under an opening
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
28 Moby Thesaurus words for "placket":
air hole, armhole, blowhole, bullet-hole, bunghole, cringle,
deadeye, eye, eyelet, gasket, grommet, guide, keyhole, knothole,
loop, loophole, manhole, mousehole, peephole, pigeonhole, pinhole,
placket hole, porthole, punch-hole, spiracle, tap, vent,