alamode

alamode

[al-uh-mohd]
noun
1.
a lightweight, glossy silk fabric used in the manufacture of scarfs, hoods, etc.
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alamode (ˈæləˌməʊd)
 
n
See also surah a soft light silk used for shawls and dresses, esp in the 19th century
 
[C17: from à la mode]

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