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revers

[ ri-veer, -vair ]
/ rɪˈvɪər, -ˈvɛər /
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noun, plural re·vers [ri-veerz, -vairz]. /rɪˈvirz, -ˈvɛərz/.
a part of a garment turned back to show the lining or facing, as a lapel.
a trimming simulating such a part.
the facing used.
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Origin of revers

Borrowed into English from French around 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for revers

revers
/ (rɪˈvɪə) /

noun plural -vers (-ˈvɪəz)
(usually plural) the turned-back lining of part of a garment, esp of a lapel or cuff

Word Origin for revers

C19: from French, literally: reverse
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