\ ˈkashˌpān \
plural -s

Definition of cache-peigne

: trimming on the back part of a woman's hat either placed under the brim or attached to the edge

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First Known Use of cache-peigne

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cache-peigne

French, literally, comb hider, from cacher to hide + peigne comb, from Latin pecten

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“Cache-peigne.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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