Definition of tablier in English:

tablier

noun

historical
  • A part of a woman's dress resembling an apron.

    • ‘The basque and tablier of this dress were of royal blue plush and the draped demi-train was of moiré of the same tint.’
    • ‘The satin tablier in front was gracefully draped with white tucked Brussels net, and the corsage was made high to the throat and ruched at the neck.’
    • ‘The train was of stiff white brocade, in antique pattern, with a pearl-embroidered eau-de-vie satin tablier.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from French, based on Latin tabula (see table).

Pronunciation

tablier

/ˈtablɪeɪ/