rickrack

noun
rick·rack | \ˈrik-ˌrak \
variants: or ricrac

Definition of rickrack 

: a flat braid woven to form zigzags and used especially as trimming on clothing

First Known Use of rickrack

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rickrack

reduplication of rack entry 4

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rickrack

noun
rick·rack
variants: or ricrac \ˈrik-ˌrak \

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: a flat braid woven to form zigzags and used especially as trimming on clothing

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