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  • n  a light plain-weave or twill-weave silk or silklike fabric (usually with a printed design)

  • Reagan was wearing a brown suit; his red foulard was tied in a Windsor knot.
  • Every day he rises at 5:15 to dish out breakfast in the cafeteria, wearing a cook's white uniform and cap, embellished by purple wraparound sunglasses and a matching purple foulard .
  • In the bag was a gold foulard handkerchief belonging "to Gangster Lucky Lucianoa sign that Lucky wanted his old pals to play paisan to the Yanks.
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  • Hardy Amies in guardian.co.uk
    Hardy says: "By day, often in patterned or spotted foulard, it is usually worn by individualists ...... On less genial characters, it can have an aggressive air and can arouse some kind of resentment at first meeting of a new acquaintance."

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