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faille

faille

noun \ˈfī(-ə)l\

Definition of FAILLE

:  a somewhat shiny closely woven silk, rayon, or cotton fabric characterized by slight ribs in the weft

Origin of FAILLE

French, from Old French
First Known Use: 1869

Rhymes with FAILLE

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