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clo·quealso clo·qué (klō-kā′)
A cotton, silk, or rayon fabric with a raised woven pattern and a puckered or quilted look.
[French cloqué, past participle of cloquer, to become blistered, from cloque, blister, from Medieval Latin clocca, bell; see clock1.]
a. a fabric with an embossed surface
b. (as modifier): a cloqué dress.
[from French, literally: blistered]
any fabric woven with an irregular raised design in a puckered or blistered effect.
[1945–50; < French cloqué blistered < dial. French (Picard) cloque bell, blister (see cloak)]