cloque

[ kloh-key ]
/ kloʊˈkeɪ /

noun

an embossed or quilted fabric.Compare matelassé.

adjective

having a small, irregular pattern or figured motif woven into a fabric to give a puckered or quilted effect.

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CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!

How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Also clo·qué, cloky.

Origin of cloque

1945–50; < French: cloqué embossed, blistered, equivalent to dialectal French (Picard) cloque bell, blister (see cloak) + < Latin -ātus -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for cloque

cloqué
/ (ˈklɒkeɪ) /

noun

  1. a fabric with an embossed surface
  2. (as modifier)a cloqué dress

Word Origin for cloqué

from French, literally: blistered
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