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tricolette

[ trik-uh-let ]
/ ˌtrɪk əˈlɛt /
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noun

a knitted fabric made of silk or synthetic yarn, used in the manufacture of wearing apparel.

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Origin of tricolette

1915–20; trico(t) + (flanne)lette
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Example sentences from the Web for tricolette

  • The dress she wore was no longer a cheap blue serge but a handsome tricolette, richly trimmed according to the prevailing mode.

  • The dress was of silky changeable tricolette, the skirt plain.

    Her Father's Daughter|Gene Stratton-Porter
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