Origin of ruche
Related Words for ruchepleat, curl, crimp, knit, bend, tuck, gather, ruffle, crease, plait, flounce, flute, kilt, layer, convolution, corrugation, cockle, gathering, ridge, overlap
Examples from the Web for ruche
Historical Examples of ruche
Steering southwards, they passed the mouth of the Ruche river.Great African Travellers
The opening is rounded; the edge is trimmed with a ruche, like the body.
This ruche is continued on the waist, and meets at the bottom of the point.
A ruche of moss roses at the hem of the skirt and on the bodice.The Evolution of Fashion
Florence Mary Gardiner
The bottom of the body is trimmed with a ruche, composed of small white ribbons mixed with others.
Word Origin for ruche
"frill," 1827, from French ruche, literally "beehive" (13c.), of Celtic origin (cf. Breton rusken), from Proto-Celtic *rusca "bark." Related: Ruched; ruching.