WBW #62


ORIGIN: French


1 a: a lightweight plainwoven or twilled silk usually printed with a small neat evenly spaced pattern

1 b: an imitation of this fabric made usually of rayon, cotton, wool, or nylon

2: an article of clothing (as a tie, scarf, or handkerchief) that is made of foulard

SENTENCE: It is questionable that the word foulard refers not only to real foulards but also imitations of foulards.

NOTE: This word was the winning word of the seventh National Spelling Bee, which was won by Ward Randall.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s