paduasoy

noun
pad·​u·​a·​soy | \ ˈpa-jə-wə-ˌsȯi How to pronounce paduasoy (audio) , ˈpaj-wə- \

Definition of paduasoy

: a corded silk fabric also : a garment made of it

First Known Use of paduasoy

1633, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for paduasoy

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

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“Paduasoy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paduasoy. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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