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cloque

noun clo·que \klō-ˈkā, ˈklō-ˌ\

Definition of cloque

  1. 1 :  a fabric with an embossed design

  2. 2 :  a fabric especially of piqué with small woven figures



Variants of cloque

also cloqué play \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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