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barege

or ba·rège

[ buh-rezh ]
/ bəˈrɛʒ /
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noun
a sheer fabric constructed in a leno weave of silk warp and cotton or worsted filling, often used to make veils and dresses.
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Origin of barege

First recorded in 1805–15; after Barèges, town in southern France (Hautes-Pyrénées)
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British Dictionary definitions for barege

barège
/ French (barɛʒ) /

noun
a light silky gauze fabric made of wool
adjective
made of such a fabric

Word Origin for barège

C19: named after Barèges, France, where it was originally made
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