alamode

[al-uh-mohd]
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noun

a lightweight, glossy silk fabric used in the manufacture of scarfs, hoods, etc.

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alamode

noun

a soft light silk used for shawls and dresses, esp in the 19th centurySee also surah

Word Origin for alamode

C17: from à la mode
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