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A fabric with an irregularly raised or embossed surface.
- ‘This jacket beautifully complements the pencil skirt in the same rich black on black cloqué.’
- ‘A process is disclosed for producing cloqué or undulating effects on the surfaces of textile fabrics made from synthetics.’
French, literally blistered It was first recorded (1920s) in the anglicized form cloky; use of the French form dates from the 1950s.
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.