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barege

[buh-rezh] /bəˈrɛʒ/
noun
1.
a sheer fabric constructed in a leno weave of silk warp and cotton or worsted filling, often used to make veils and dresses.
Also, barège.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; after Barèges, town in southern France (Hautes-Pyrénées)
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British Dictionary definitions for barège

barège

/barɛʒ/
noun
1.
a light silky gauze fabric made of wool
adjective
2.
made of such a fabric
Word Origin
C19: named after Barèges, France, where it was originally made
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