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soutache

[ soo-tash; French soo-tash ]
/ suˈtæʃ; French suˈtaʃ /
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noun

a narrow braid, commonly of mohair, silk, or rayon, used for trimming.

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Origin of soutache

1855–60; <French: braid of a hussar's shako <Hungarian sujtás flat braid for trimming
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soutache
/ (suːˈtæʃ) /

noun

a narrow braid used as a decorative trimming

Word Origin for soutache

C19: from French, from Hungarian sujtas
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