Definition of Alamode

1. adv. & a. According to the fashion or prevailing mode.



2. n. A thin, black silk for hoods, scarfs, etc.; -- often called simply mode.

Definition of Alamode

1. Noun. a lustrous silk fabric used for headscarves. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Alamode

1. a silk fabric [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alamode

alaiment
alaiments
alakazam
alalia
alalias
alalic
alalonga
alalongas
alameda
alamedas
alamethicin
alamethicin synthetase
alamethicins
alamodality
alamode (current term)
alamodeness
alamodes
alamort
alamos
alamosite
alan
alanate
alanates
aland
alands
alane
alanes
alang
alangs

Literary usage of Alamode

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1. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"... best dining-room in Johnson's alamode beef- house in Clare Court, Drury Lane, and magnificently ordering a small plate of alamode beef to eat with it. ..."

2. Memoirs of the Life of David Garrick, Esq: Interspersed with Characters and by Thomas Davies (1818)
"Mr. Macklin's farce of Love alamode....Its success....Mr. Sheridan's engagement with the manager! of Drury-lane...Terms of agreement . ..."

3. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1882)
"Cousin Holman dines with us, gave him an alamode Scarf. Jany 16. Mr. Webb preaches from Kom. 8. 1. Finding not Mr. Wadsworth, nor Colman at home, ..."

4. London by Charles Knight (1843)
"At the alamode-beef houses the routine is still more rapid. Here a visitor takes his seat, and the waiter places before him a knife, a fork, ..."

5. The Young Housekeeper's Friend by Cornelius (1862)
"For a dressing for alamode beef, and stewed lamb, salt pork, chopped fine, i» substituted for butter, and for a fillet of veal it is very well to make it in ..."

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