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4 definitions found
 for furbelow
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Furbelow \Fur"be*low\, n. [Prov. F. farbala, equiv. to F.
     falbala, It. falbal[`a].]
     A plaited or gathered flounce on a woman's garment.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Furbelow \Fur"be*low\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Furbelowed; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Furbelowing.]
     To put a furbelow on; to ornament.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  furbelow
      n 1: a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
           [syn: frill, flounce, ruffle, furbelow]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  21 Moby Thesaurus words for "furbelow":
     beading, binding, bordering, bordure, edging, fimbria, fimbriation,
     flounce, frill, frilling, fringe, galloon, hem, list, motif,
     ruffle, selvage, skirting, trimming, valance, welt
  
  

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