French cuff
noun Date: 1916 a soft double cuff that is made by turning back half of a wide cuff band and fastening with cuff links

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • French cuff — French′ cuff′ n. clo a double cuff formed by folding back a wide band at the end of a sleeve, usu. fastened by a cuff link • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • French cuff — n. a double cuff, as on the sleeve of a shirt, that is turned back on itself and fastened with a cuff link …   English World dictionary

  • french cuff — noun Usage: usually capitalized F : a soft double cuff that is made by turning back part of a wide cuff band and that fastens by cuff buttons or cuff links distinguished from barrel cuff * * * a double cuff formed by folding back a wide band at… …   Useful english dictionary

  • French cuff — noun a) A style of shirt cuff that is folded back on itself and then fastened with a cuff link. Usually considered more formal than a buttoned cuff. b) A shirt cuff in this style. Syn: double cuff …   Wiktionary

  • French cuff — a double cuff formed by folding back a wide band at the end of a sleeve, usually fastened by a cuff link. Cf. barrel cuff. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • French cuff — /frɛntʃ ˈkʌf/ (say french kuf) noun a double cuff as on a shirt sleeve, formed by folding the material back …   Australian English dictionary

  • French cuff — noun a shirt cuff that is folded back before fastening, creating a double layered cuff …   English new terms dictionary

  • Cuff link — A cufflink (also cuff link or cuff link) is a decorative fastener worn by men or women to fasten the two sides of the cuff on a dress shirt or blouse.Cufflinks are designed only for use with link cuffs (also known as French Cuffs or double cuffs) …   Wikipedia

  • Cuff — For other uses, see Cuff (disambiguation). This French cuff is fastened with a silk knot. A cuff is an extra layer of fabric at the lower edge of the sleeve of a garment covering the arms. In US usage the word may also refer to the end of the leg …   Wikipedia

  • Cuff title — A cuff title (German: Ärmelstreifen) is a form of insignia placed on the sleeve, near the cuff of German military and paramilitary uniforms, most commonly seen in the Second World War but also seen postwar. Cuff titles are most commonly… …   Wikipedia

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