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falda

[fol-duh]
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noun
  1. a white silk vestment extending from the waist to the ground, worn over the cassock by the pope on solemn occasions.

Origin of falda

< Italian < Germanic; see fold1
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  • It keeps close to the foot of the range, the falda, and enables farmers to settle on it.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis

  • Six-fifteen:—Barclay and his corporal were but dots along the falda now, and moving swiftly.

    A Trooper Galahad

    Charles King