passement

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

French. Some of the alternative forms came via German.

NounEdit

passement (plural passements)

  1. Lace, brocade, braid etc., sewed on a garment.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French passement.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌpɑ.səˈmɛnt/
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  • Hyphenation: pas‧se‧ment
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

NounEdit

passement n (plural passementen)

  1. passement, various decorative textiles used on clothing and furniture

Derived termsEdit