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fichu

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noun fi·chu \ˈfi-(ˌ)shü, ˈfē-\

Definition of fichu

  1. :  a woman's light triangular scarf that is draped over the shoulders and fastened in front or worn to fill in a low neckline



Origin and Etymology of fichu

French, from past participle of ficher to stick in, throw on, from Vulgar Latin *figicare, from Latin figere to fasten, pierce


First Known Use: 1803

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