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  • n. the electronically conductive jacket worn by foil and sabre fencers
  • n. a fabric made from gold or silver threads and silk, wool or cotton.


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  • 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