Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A type of yarn, usually three-ply and having one thread looser than the others, that produces a rough-textured cloth.
  • n. Fabric woven or knitted from this yarn.

Etymologies

French, from past participle of boucler, to curl, from Old French, from boucle, buckle, curl of hair; see buckle.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The program will include "The Frost Pane," "If You Were Coming in the Fall" and "May's Love" by Mollicone.

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