fallal

or fal-lal

[ fal-lal ]
/ fælˈlæl /

noun

a bit of finery; a showy article of dress.

Origin of fallal

First recorded in 1700–10; perhaps syncopated variant of falderal

Related forms

fal·lal·er·y, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fallal

fallal

/ (fælˈlæl) /

noun

a showy ornament, trinket, or article of dress

Derived Forms

fallalery, noun

Word Origin for fallal

C18: perhaps based on falbala
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