Definition of barège in English:

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barège

Pronunciation: /bəˈreZH/
(also barege)

noun

A light, silky dress fabric resembling gauze, typically made from wool.
Example sentences
  • She ought to have worn a white dress as the others did but Grandmother said her new pink barege would do.
  • She did her hair according to the directions of the hairdresser, and put on the barege dress spread out upon the bed.
  • Figure 1 is in violet barege, of which the stripes are a shade darker than the material.

Origin

French, named after the village of Barèges in southwestern France, where it was originally made.

Words that rhyme with barège

auberge

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Syllabification: ba·rège

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