bord Alexander

noun \ˌbȯrd, -ȯ(ə)d +\

Definition of bord Alexander

  1. :  a striped silk of the 14th to 16th centuries :  alexander

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Origin and Etymology of bord alexander

alteration (influenced by the name Alexander) of Middle English borde alisaundre, perhaps from Middle French bourde, a cloth + Middle English Alisaundre Alexander or Alisaundre Alexandria

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