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ruching

[roo-shing]
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noun
  1. material for making a ruche.
  2. ruches collectively.

Origin of ruching

First recorded in 1860–65; ruche + -ing1
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Examples from the Web for ruching

Historical Examples

  • The line of contact should always be softened by an edge of lace, tulle, or ruching.

    Social Life

    Maud C. Cooke

  • The voice, the inflection, the bearing—all went with the ruching and the bangles.

    Stubble

    George Looms

  • I thought she put her hand to her throat, although the next moment she was only adjusting the ruching at her neck.

    The Confession

    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • She listened to a dainty Boston Sermon, trimmed with Ruching, singing lustily before and after.

    Ade's Fables

    George Ade

  • She wore a silver-gray bonnet set closely round her cheeks in a ruching of ivory.

    Carnival

    Compton Mackenzie


British Dictionary definitions for ruching

ruching

noun
  1. material used for a ruche
  2. a ruche or ruches collectively
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