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A moire band with its edges trimmed with biais follows the outline of the body.
The sleeves, half wide, are terminated by a cuff turned up with moire and a biais on the edge.
Moire, mwor, n. watered silk: a watered appearance on metals or textile fabrics.
The skirt is trimmed with five moire bands with biais at their edges.
The bride's aunt wore her moire antique, with coral bracelets, and at breakfast in the restaurant she wept.To Tell You the Truth|Leonard Merrick