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fal–lal

play
noun \fa-ˈlal, ˈfa(l)-ˌlal\

Definition of fal–lal

  1. :  a fancy ornament especially in dress

fallalery

play \fa-ˈla-lə-rē\ noun


Origin and Etymology of fal–lal

perhaps alteration of falbala furbelow, from French


First Known Use: circa 1706


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