Pronunciation: (fish'OO; Fr. fē-shy'), [key]
—pl. fich•usPronunciation: (fish'OOz; Fr. fē-shy'). [key]
a woman's kerchief or shawl, generally triangular in shape, worn draped over the shoulders or around the neck with the ends drawn together on the breast.
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