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passementerie definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt" [syn: trimming, trim, passementerie]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French, from passement ornamental braid, from passer Date: 1794 an ornamental edging or trimming (as tassels) made of braid, cord, gimp, beading, or metallic thread

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a trimming of gold or silver lace, braid, beads, etc. Etymology: F f. passement gold lace etc. f. passer PASS(1)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Passementerie Passe*men"terie, n. [F.] Trimmings, esp. of braids, cords, gimps, beads, or tinsel.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Passementerie Passe*men"terie (E. p[.a]s*m[e^]n"tr[i^]; F. p[aum]`s'm[aum]N`t'r[-e]"), n. [F.] Beaded embroidery for women's dresses.



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