Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A lustrous plain-weave silk fabric for head coverings and scarves.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In the fashion; according to the fashion or prevailing mode.
  • Fashionable; according to some particular fashion.
  • noun A fashion.
  • noun A thin glossy silk for hoods, scarfs, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A thin, black silk for hoods, scarfs, etc.; -- often called simply mode.
  • adverb According to the fashion or prevailing mode.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a lustrous silk fabric used for headscarves.

Etymologies

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

From à la mode.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From à la mode

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