faille Francaise—A soft, lustrous silk of wider cord than grosgrain, but narrower than ottoman.
faille and Bouchot, expecting to succeed, paid the money; they failed while the bottles were making.
Do you see that milk-girl with her scarlet petticoat and Flemish faille?
To this class belong the grosgrains, Ottoman, faille Francaise—a silk resembling grosgrain, but softer and brighter.
But the loss in length should be figured and taken account of on goods with a heavy rib, such as moir, faille, etc.