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A narrow flat braid in a herringbone pattern, used for trimming, embroidery, and crafts.
[French, from Hungarian sujtás.]
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(Textiles) a narrow braid used as a decorative trimming
[C19: from French, from Hungarian sujtas]
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sou•tache(suˈtæʃ; Fr. suˈtaʃ)
a narrow braid, commonly of mohair, silk, or rayon, used for trimming.
[1855–60; < French: braid of a hussar's shako < Hungarian sujtás]
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soutache- The band trimming on robes and pajamas.
See also related terms for trim.
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