French cuff


: a soft double cuff that is made by turning back half of a wide cuff band and fastening with cuff links

Word History

First Known Use

1810, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of French cuff was in 1810

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Cite this Entry

“French cuff.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

French cuff

: a shirt cuff that folds over and is fastened by cuff links
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