bouclé

bouclé

[boo-kley]
noun
1.
yarn with loops producing a rough, nubby appearance on woven or knitted fabrics.
2.
a fabric made of this yarn.
Also, boucle.


Origin:
1890–95; < French: literally, curled; see buckle

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bouclé (ˈbuːkleɪ)
 
n
1.  a curled or looped yarn or fabric giving a thick knobbly effect
 
adj
2.  of or designating such a yarn or fabric: a bouclé wool coat
 
[C19: from French bouclé curly, from boucle a curl, buckle]

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