Love began in a wondrous whirl, fashioning a kind of prototype.
When he was 11, his father built him a banjo, at first fashioning the head out of groundhog hide.
New Delhi actually responded to the 2008 siege by fashioning a new and unique tool—dossier bombing.
Indeed, fashioning a working arrangement between Assad and the moderate Sunnis should be a joint Russo-American initiative.
Tim Pawlenty is fashioning himself as an aggressive interventionist in the Bush tradition.
Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity, so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand.
These are the second causes which God used as his ministers in fashioning the world.
In some such way Mr. Carville's imagination was working within him, fashioning, as I say, a new type.
Thus England was fashioning a new system and defining a new policy.
Man himself is busy digging the pit and fashioning the snare, but he will not believe it.
c.1300, "shape, manner, mode," from Old French façon (12c.) "face, appearance; construction, pattern, design; thing done; beauty; manner, characteristic feature," from Latin factionem (nominative factio) "group of people acting together," literally "a making or doing," from facere "to make" (see factitious).
Sense of "prevailing custom" is from late 15c.; that of "style of attire" is from 1520s.
To call a fashion wearable is the kiss of death. No new fashion worth its salt is wearable. [Eugenia Sheppard, "New York Herald Tribune," Jan. 13, 1960]Fashion plate (1851) originally was "full-page picture in a popular magazine showing the prevailing or latest style of dress," in reference to the typographic "plate" from which it was printed. Transfered sense of "well-dressed person" had emerged by 1920s.
early 15c.; see fashion (n.). Related: Fashioned; fashioning.