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ruche

play
noun \ˈrüsh\

Definition of ruche

  1. :  a pleated, fluted, or gathered strip of fabric used for trimming

ruched play \ˈrüsht\ adjective


Variants of ruche

or ruching play \ˈrü-shiŋ\

Origin of ruche

French ruche literally, beehive, from Medieval Latin rusca bark


First Known Use: 1827

Rhymes with ruche


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