empiecement

noun

em·​piece·​ment
ə̇mˈpēsmənt,
em-
plural -s
: a piece of material inserted in a garment usually as trimming or ornamentation

Word History

Etymology

en- entry 1 + piece + -ment

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of empiecement was in 1886

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“Empiecement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/empiecement. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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