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tricolette

[trik-uh-let] /ˌtrɪk əˈlɛt/
noun
1.
a knitted fabric made of silk or synthetic yarn, used in the manufacture of wearing apparel.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; trico(t) + (flanne)lette
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  • Silk tricolette vests, which fit so snugly and are s,o pretty.
  • Some have satin and other tricolette collars or there are no collars at all.
  • The collars are of tricolette or of serge trimmed with silk.

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