cloque

noun
clo·​que | \ klō-ˈkā , ˈklō-ˌkā\
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

First Known Use of cloque

1936, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for 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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