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#2: Foulard  

Spelled By:

Ward Randall, 1931

Used in a Sentence:

"I'm not French, but I have come dressed as a smart European from the late 1950s (below-the-knee skirt and a foulard) to experience the latest event from Secret Cinema." – Lucy Farmer, More Intelligent Life, May 11, 2011

About the Word:

In French, a foulard is a silk handkerchief (or, nowadays, the controversial headscarf). In English, foulard refers to a lightweight silk, usually with a printed pattern, or an article of clothing—such as a tie, scarf, or handkerchief—made of that material.

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