foulard definition by Webster's New World
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- a lightweight material of silk, rayon, or sometimes cotton in a plain or twill weave, usually printed with a small design
- a necktie, scarf, etc. made of this material
Origin: French ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps dialect, dialectal foulat, literally , fulled (cloth) ; from fouler, to full ; from Midieval Latin fullare, to full
foulard definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A lightweight twill or plain-woven fabric of silk or silk and cotton, usually having a small printed design.
- An article of clothing, especially a necktie or scarf, made of this fabric.