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noun as in pleat


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Down went the crown, and up went the brim at the sides, and a kind of ruche of feathers replaced the waving plume of the Cavalier.

A ruche of white is now placed just inside the bonnet, which relieves the black effect somewhat.

There was a frilling, or ruche, or tucker, about the throat that I think had been sewn into it three weeks before.

In some lonely hamlets the unmarried women wear black caps with a thick ruche of ostrich feathers or black fur round the face.

He wore loose black trousers, ornamented at the bottom with a ruche of lace, and a large white collar round his neck.

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On this page you'll find 260 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ruche, such as: pleat, bend, circumvolution, cockle, convolution, and corrugation.

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