noun (often initial capital letter)
Origin of jacquard
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Purple pleated skirts turned sporty thanks to flap pockets; jacquard prints enlivened wide-leg trousers.
The city was taken; Jacquard fled and joined the Army of the Rhine, where he rose to the rank of sergeant.Self-Help|Samuel Smiles
Jacquard with all earthly ties severed went back to the seclusion of inventing.Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous|Sarah K. Bolton
Try to find some woven patterns made by the Jacquard loom in silk or linen.Clothing and Health|Helen Kinne
It automatically punches the holes in the jacquard cards, and does it with mathematical accuracy.The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 4, 1886-1900|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
It is to Jacquard that it owes its silk manufacture, and a statue of him properly graces the city.Cities of the Dawn|J. Ewing Ritchie
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Word Origin for Jacquard
Word Origin and History for jacquard
1841, from Joseph Marie Jacquard (1752-1834) of Lyons, inventor of new weaving technology c.1800.