fichu

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noun fi·chu \ ˈfi-(ˌ)shü , ˈfē- \

Definition of fichu

:a woman's light triangular scarf that is draped over the shoulders and fastened in front or worn to fill in a low neckline

Origin and Etymology of fichu

French, from past participle of ficher to stick in, throw on, from Vulgar Latin *figicare, from Latin figere to fasten, pierce


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