from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A shiny fabric woven with metallic threads, often of gold or silver.
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- noun fencing the electronically conductive jacket worn by
- noun a fabric made from
goldor silverthreads and silk, woolor cotton.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French, spangled, laminated, lamé, from Old French lame, thin metal plate; see lame.]
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treeseed commented on the word lamé
Lamé is a type of fabric woven or knit with metallic yarns. It is usually gold or silver in color; sometimes copper lamé is seen. Lamé is often used in evening and dress wear; and in theatrical and dance costumes.
January 25, 2008
TankHughes commented on the word lamé
Minimal pairs with diacritical marks: lamé & lame, resumé & resume.
October 5, 2015