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fallal

or fal-lal

[ fal-lal ]
/ fælˈlæl /
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noun
a bit of finery; a showy article of dress.
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Origin of fallal

First recorded in 1700–10; origin uncertain; perhaps an alteration of furbelow

OTHER WORDS FROM fallal

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 of fallal

fallalery, noun

Word Origin for fallal

C18: perhaps based on falbala
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