fazzolet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian fazzoletto.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌfæzəˈlɛt/, /ˈfæzəlɛt/

Noun[edit]

fazzolet (plural fazzolets)

  1. (poetic, rare) A handkerchief.
    • 1821, James Gates Percival, "The Serenade", in Poems
      She waves with her white hand
      Her white fazzolet,
      And her burning thoughts flash
      From her eyes' living jet.