Definition of Fichu

1. Noun. A lightweight triangular scarf worn by a woman.

Generic synonyms: Scarf



Definition of Fichu

1. n. A light cape, usually of lace, worn by women, to cover the neck and throat, and extending to the shoulders.

Definition of Fichu

1. Noun. A woman's lightweight triangular scarf worn over the shoulders and tied in front ¹

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Definition of Fichu

1. a woman's scarf [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fichu

fibular notch
fibular vein
fibular veins
fibulare
fibularis
fibulas
fibulin
fibulocalcaneal
fibulæ
fic
fice
fices
fiche
fiches
fichtelite
fichu (current term)
fichus
ficin
ficins
fick's law of diffusion
fickle
fickled
fickleness
ficklenesses
fickler
fickles
ficklest
fickling
fickly
fico

Literary usage of Fichu

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1. The Tailor Made Girl, Her Friends, Her Fashions and Her Follies by Philip Henry Welch (1888)
"Miss fichu.—So do I ; it is so easy to remember about it then. MRS. BLAND. ... MESS fichu.—Oh, is it my lead again ? Let me see—" when in doubt lead trumps. ..."

2. Housekeepers and Home-makers by Sallie Joy White (1888)
"Having worked the fichu up and down through the second suds for about ten minutes, alternately loosening it out and squeezing it up, but not rubbing it, ..."

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