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fontange


fontange


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fontange  \Fon`tange"\,  n.  [F.,  from  the  name  of  the  first 
  wearer,  Mlle.  de  Fontanges,  about  1679.] 
  A  kind  of  tall  headdress  formerly  worn.  --Addison.