Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Definitions for layette
- an outfit of clothing, bedding, etc., for a newborn baby.
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Citations for layette
What I was knitting was a layette. A layette was a set of baby garments you were supposed to dress the newborn baby in so it would be warm when it was brought home from the hospital.
At last, at last, thought Elizabeth with satisfaction as she snipped the thread and held up the tiny garment, which completed the layette she had hurriedly made as a gift for the Queen.