noun ar·mure \ˈärˌmyu̇(ə)r, -myər\

Definition of armure



  1. :  a pebbly-surfaced fabric made from various fibers or combinations of fibers and used for clothing and interior decoration, the usual armure pattern being an allover one of small conventional motifs floated on a twilled or rep ground

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Origin and Etymology of armure

French, literally, armor — more at armor

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a trip made at another's expense

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