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noun as in collar

noun as in shawl

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Mrs. Lawrence laid her smoothing hand absently on a frill of lace fichu above a sternly disciplined bosom at half-heave. '

Adjusting his eyeglasses, they slipped from his nose and fell on the lace of her fichu.

She was all in black, except a floating muslin cape or fichu, making a beholder despise the finery of the Empire.

The bride, who was a beautiful girl, wore a delaine dress of light and dark blue with a large white lace fichu.

The green chiffon crossed the shoulders in fichu effect, and the elbow-length sleeves were edged with bands of green.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fichu, such as: capote, cardinal, cloak, cope, dolman, and gabardine.

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