Faldetta

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Faldetta fal-det′a a Maltese woman's combined hood and cape.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

The Maltese women wear immense bonnets, called faldettas.
"A Trip to the Orient" by Robert Urie Jacob
We have referred in these pages to the faldetta, which is worn by the women of Malta.
"The Story of Malta" by Maturin M. Ballou
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