poult-de-soie

[ French pooduh-swah ]
/ French pudəˈswɑ /

noun

a soft, ribbed silk fabric, used especially for dresses.

Nearby words

  1. poulard,
  2. poulard wheat,
  3. poulenc,
  4. poulenc, francis,
  5. poult,
  6. poulter,
  7. poulter's measure,
  8. poulterer,
  9. poultice,
  10. poultry

Origin of poult-de-soie

From French, dating back to 1825–35; see origin at paduasoy

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