noun \klō-ˈkā, ˈklō-ˌ\

Definition of CLOQUE

:  a fabric with an embossed design
:  a fabric especially of piqué with small woven figures

Variants of CLOQUE

clo·que also clo·qué \klō-ˈkā, ˈklō-ˌ\

Origin of CLOQUE

French cloqué, from past participle of cloquer to become blistered, from French dialect (Picard) cloque bell, bubble, from Medieval Latin clocca bell — more at clock
First Known Use: 1936


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