Definitions for faillefaɪl, feɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

faillefaɪl, feɪl(n.)

  1. a soft transversely ribbed fabric of silk, rayon, or lightweight taffeta.

    Category: Textiles

Origin of faille:

1520–30; < MF, OF; of obscure orig.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. faille(noun)

    a ribbed woven fabric of silk or rayon or cotton


  1. faille(Noun)

    A fabric woven from silk, cotton, or rayon with slight ribs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Faille(noun)

    a soft silk, heavier than a foulard and not glossy


  1. Faille

    A soft ribbed fabric of dull finish. Makes excellent mourning wear.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a crack in the rock surface of the earth

faults in the earth's crust.

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