noun (plural same /rɪˈvɪəz/)
The turned-back edge of a garment revealing the undersurface, especially at the lapel: he wore a black silk dressing gown, with crimson revers
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- For the judges, the robes are mainly black, though they have broad red satin revers and cuffs.
- The revers of the hood are covered in black velvet.
- In a 1920s suit that is featured in the exhibition, the white lining of the black jacket extends to the revers, or lapel facings, a typical Chanel detail that was taken from men's military uniforms.
Mid 19th century: from French, literally 'reverse'.
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