boucle

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Etymology[edit]

From French boucler (to buckle).

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boucle (countable and uncountable, plural boucles)

  1. A fabric knitted or woven of uneven yarn with a surface of loops and curls.
  2. Yarn with multiple plies, one of which is looser than the others, producing loops and curls.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin buccula (the cheek strap of a helmet).

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Noun[edit]

boucle f (plural boucles)

  1. loop (line returning to its origin)
  2. (jewellery) earring
  3. buckle (of a belt, etc.)
  4. curl (of hair)
  5. ringlet
  6. (graph theory) loop
  7. (figure skating) loop jump
  8. (aviation) loop the loop (aircraft manoeuvre)

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