pad·​u·​a·​soy ˈpa-jə-wə-ˌsȯi How to pronounce paduasoy (audio)
: a corded silk fabric
also : a garment made of it

Word History


alteration of earlier poudesoy, from French pou-de-soie

First Known Use

1633, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of paduasoy was in 1633

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Cite this Entry

“Paduasoy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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