Definition of jacquard
1 : a fabric of intricate variegated weave or pattern
2a : the control mechanism of a Jacquard loomb : jacquard loom
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From afar, this jacquard knit option appears to be a sharp navy suit that wouldn't look out of place in any boardroom, but on closer inspection reveals some Gucci bells and whistles that put this suit in boss territory.
In an about-face from last season’s flirtatious romp through the Côte d’Azur, for fall, Mr. Altuzarra took a decidedly more covered-up and historicist turn in black velvet and ruby jacquard.
Mrs. Obama wore a strapless navy blue floral jacquard by the Taiwanese-Canadian Jason Wu, a designer who shows during New York Fashion Week and also made both her inaugural gowns.
Go for full-on sheen in a lustrous jacquard dress and modern silver pumps.
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Origin and Etymology of jacquard
First Known Use: 1890See Words from the same year
Definition of Jacquard
Joseph-Marie 1752–1834 French inventor
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