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jacquard

noun, jac·quard often capitalized often attributive \ˈja-ˌkärd\

Definition of JACQUARD

1
a :  the control mechanism of a Jacquard loom
b :  jacquard loom
2
:  a fabric of intricate variegated weave or pattern

Origin of JACQUARD

Joseph Jacquard
First Known Use: 1890

Other Textiles Terms

batt, bias, brocade, duck, flock, lawn, toile

Jacquard

biographical name Jac·quard \zha-ˈkär, ˈja-ˌkärd\

Definition of JACQUARD

Joseph-Marie 1752–1834 Fr. inventor

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