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alamode

[al-uh-mohd]
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noun
  1. a lightweight, glossy silk fabric used in the manufacture of scarfs, hoods, etc.
  2. à la mode.
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alamode

noun
  1. a soft light silk used for shawls and dresses, esp in the 19th centurySee also surah
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C17: from à la mode
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