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tricot

[ tree-koh ]

noun

  1. a warp-knit fabric of various natural or synthetic fibers, as wool, silk, or nylon, having fine vertical ribs on the face and horizontal ribs on the back, used especially for making garments.
  2. a kind of worsted cloth.


tricot

/ ˈtriː-; ˈtrɪkəʊ /

noun

  1. a thin rayon or nylon fabric knitted or resembling knitting, used for dresses, etc
  2. a type of ribbed dress fabric


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Word History and Origins

Origin of tricot1

1870–75; < French: knitting, knitted fabric, sweater, derivative of tricoter to knit ≪ Germanic; akin to German stricken to knit

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Word History and Origins

Origin of tricot1

C19: from French, from tricoter to knit, of unknown origin

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Example Sentences

The removable chin cord, soft tricot lining, and packability are a few other reasons to declare the Seattle Sombrero an all-around winner.

World Tricot originally sued Chanel for €200,000 in 2009 for wrongful termination of a business relationship and counterfeiting.

The tricot line is similar to the rib line in a ribbed cloth except that it is not so pronounced.

Tricot—A double-twill cloth having both a warp and filling effect.

“I see you can take care of yourself,” said Pre Tricot with a nod of approval.

He had her in his arms, platter of tongue and all, before Mre Tricot could rescue it.

She meant to ask Mre Tricot for it, if only no one bought it.

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