Glossary beginning with S

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

seméesearch for term


Synonyms: semee
serge de Florencesearch for term

A fine variety of serge from Florence.

soiesearch for term


Synonyms: soye
Soubstenirsearch for term

"Soubstenir, looke Soustenir Soustenir: To sustaine, support, uphold, stay or beare up." - Cotgrave's Dictionary, 1611

Synonyms: soubstanne