ba·regealso ba·rège (bə-rĕzh′)
A sheer fabric woven of silk or cotton and wool.
[French barège, after Barèges, a town in France.]
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(Textiles) a light silky gauze fabric made of wool
(Textiles) made of such a fabric
[C19: named after Barèges, France, where it was originally made]
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