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alamode

[al-uh-mohd] /ˈæl əˌmoʊd/
noun
1.
a lightweight, glossy silk fabric used in the manufacture of scarfs, hoods, etc.
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alamode

/ˈæləˌməʊd/
noun
1.
a soft light silk used for shawls and dresses, esp in the 19th century See also surah
Word Origin
C17: from à la mode
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