Etymology
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layette (n.)

"newborn baby's outfit," 1839, from French layette, properly the box in which it comes, subsequently transferred to the linen, in Middle French "chest of drawers," from laie "drawer, box," from Middle Dutch laeye, which is related to lade, load (v.).

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Definitions of layette

layette (n.)
kit consisting of a complete outfit (clothing and accessories) for a new baby;
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