a sheer fabric constructed in a leno weave of silk warp and cotton or worsted filling, often used to make veils and dresses.
The gingham will last longer than the barege, and will be good for more uses after it is outworn as a dress.
A New Atmosphere Gail Hamilton
She did her hair according to the directions of the hairdresser, and put on the barege dress spread out upon the bed.
Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
She said she had nothing but a black ‘barege’ along, and would that do with the hat she had on?
The Kentons William Dean Howells
Mimi was seized with a fit of hysterical laughter, and skipped about like a kid, waving a barege scarf.
Bohemians of the Latin Quarter Henry Murger
He had no doubt his mistress would look most charmingly in a barege.
The Voyage of Captain Popanilla Benjamin Disraeli
She laid a fold of the barege over the pink silk, then she looked radiantly at Sylvia.
The Shoulders of Atlas Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
In lieu of a hat, a barege veil covered her light brown and abundant hair.
Bayou Folk Kate Chopin
a light silky gauze fabric made of wool
made of such a fabric
with the head uncovered. adjective, adverb with head uncovered
only just; scarcely; no more than; almost not: He had barely enough money to pay for the car. without disguise or concealment; openly: They gave the facts to him barely. scantily; meagerly; sparsely. Archaic. merely. Contemporary Examples Jude Law went shopping this week in a T-shirt that barely contained his huge chest. Jude Law and […]
- Not break a sweat
not break a sweat verb phrase To do something very easily; be entirely nonchalant; not turn a hair: The touring Soviet squad barely broke a sweat in the 6–2 victory over the Badgers (1970s+ Prizefighting)
Daniel, born 1942, Israeli pianist and conductor, born in Argentina. noun Daniel. born 1942, Israeli concert pianist and conductor, born in Argentina