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1. A lightweight twill or plain-woven fabric of silk or silk and cotton, usually having a small printed design.
2. An article of clothing, especially a necktie or scarf, made of this fabric.



(fuːˈlɑːd; ˈfuːlɑː)
1. (Textiles) a soft light fabric of plain-weave or twill-weave silk or rayon, usually with a printed design
2. (Textiles) something made of this fabric, esp a scarf or handkerchief
[C19: from French, of unknown origin]


(fuˈlɑrd, fə-)

1. a soft lightweight silk, rayon, or cotton fabric of twill or plain weave with a printed design.
2. an article of clothing made of foulard.
[1820–30; < French, of uncertain orig.]


A scarf or necktie made of lightweight, usually printed, silk or rayon.
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Noun1.foulard - a light plain-weave or twill-weave silk or silklike fabric (usually with a printed design)
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
References in classic literature ?
I do wish you would have that grey satin foulard of yours done up.
The Empress and the little Grand Duchess wore simple suits of foulard (or foulard silk, I don't know which is proper,) with a small blue spot in it; the dresses were trimmed with blue; both ladies wore broad blue sashes about their waists; linen collars and clerical ties of muslin; low-crowned straw-hats trimmed with blue velvet; parasols and flesh- colored gloves The Grand Duchess had no heels on her shoes.
But when he saw the girl in the white foulard smile at him from the paling he forgot etiquette and everything else.
She wore a blue foulard with large white spots, and Philip was tickled at the sensation it caused.
Often, foulards with upstream wetting trough ("foulard chassis") are used.
84% des Francais sont contre le port du voile ou du foulard islamique par des femmes travaillant dans les lieux prives accueillant du public, revele un sondage Ifop a paraEtre dans Dimanche Ouest France.
Charles Foulard, the head of the powerful CGT union in the refinery sector, insisted that the goal of the blockade was not to "paralyse the country" but was "a cry for help to the government to open negotiations".
Mes collegues me disaient que les Francais insistaient sur le probleme du foulard car il y a les medias et des debats en France.
Joppke's research uncovers very interesting moments from the debates concerning the Foulard Fffair, such as people comparing the symbolic potency of the veil with that of the swastika.
Certains regards sont assez "vas-y que je te drague", et je sais qu'en mettant le foulard, j'allais avoir des sales regards, mais je savais aussi que quelque part, j'allais etre respectee.
Cochet y presente ainsi son association qui sensibilise les adolescents et leurs parents aux risques que comporte le jeu du foulard, alors que F.