cloque

noun clo·que \ klō-ˈkā , ˈklō-ˌ \
variants: or less commonly cloqué

Definition of cloque

1 : a fabric with an embossed design
2 : a fabric especially of piqué with small woven figures

Origin and Etymology of cloque

French cloqué, from past participle of cloquer to become blistered, from French dialect (Picard) cloque bell, bubble, from Medieval Latin clocca bell — more at clock


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