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revers

[ri-veer, -vair] /rɪˈvɪər, -ˈvɛər/
noun, plural revers
[ri-veerz, -vairz] /rɪˈvirz, -ˈvɛərz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a part of a garment turned back to show the lining or facing, as a lapel.
2.
a trimming simulating such a part.
3.
the facing used.
Also, revere.
Origin of revers
1865-1870
Borrowed into English from French around 1865-70
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revers

/rɪˈvɪə/
noun (pl) -vers (-ˈvɪəz)
1.
(usually pl) the turned-back lining of part of a garment, esp of a lapel or cuff
Word Origin
C19: from French, literally: reverse
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