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- n. Plural form of passementerie.
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Working with the English couturier Worth, she tweaked the passementeries, galloons, and fringes on her dresses and drove the ladies mad.
The rich silk braids and passementeries are made of silk wound or woven over cotton and should be used only on dresses which are not intended for hard wear.
From the skeined silk, and the silk thread, and trama are manufactured in Nueva España velvets, veils, headdresses, passementeries, and many taffetas, which were taken to
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Nevertheless, for many purposes it is used as a substitute for silk, and many braids and passementeries are made of it.