Glossary beginning with M

French terms for costume and textile, taken from Cotgrave and other sources

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Synonyms: manches
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Synonyms: manteaux
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"Mouscheter. To spot; to powder, as diuersifie with many spots of sundrie, or the same, coulours (especially blacke) also, to pinke, or cut with small cuts; also, to tuft, or set thicke with little tufts; also, to twinkle, or sparkle, as a starre." - Cotgrave's Dictionary, 1611

Synonyms: mouschete, mouchete