alamode

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See also: a la mode and à la mode

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From à la mode.

Noun[edit]

alamode (countable and uncountable, plural alamodes)

  1. A lustrous silk fabric used for headscarves.

Adjective[edit]

alamode (comparative more alamode, superlative most alamode)

  1. Alternative form of a la mode
    • 1850, Charles Dickens, David Copperfield:
      Once, I remember carrying my own bread (which I had brought from home in the morning) under my arm, wrapped in a piece of paper, like a book, and going to a famous alamode beef-house near Drury Lane, and ordering a 'small plate' of that delicacy to eat with it.

Adverb[edit]

alamode (comparative more alamode, superlative most alamode)

  1. Alternative form of a la mode