Definition of serape
: a colorful woolen shawl worn over the shoulders especially by Mexican men
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The new movie is as moth-eaten as the serapes strewn through the 1960 film, but there’s no denying the appeal of the image of Mr. Washington riding a horse, shooting a Colt and leading a posse of vigilantes to save a mostly white Western town.
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Origin and Etymology of serape
Mexican Spanish sarape
First Known Use: 1834See Words from the same year
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