Definition of tablier in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtablɪeɪ


  • A part of a woman’s dress resembling an apron.
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    • The satin tablier in front was gracefully draped with white tucked Brussels net, and the corsage was made high to the throat and ruched at the neck.
    • The basque and tablier of this dress were of royal blue plush and the draped demi-train was of moiré of the same tint.
    • The train was of stiff white brocade, in antique pattern, with a pearl-embroidered eau-de-vie satin tablier.


mid 19th century: from French, based on Latin tabula (see table).

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