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Meaning of MUSLIN

Pronunciation:  'muzlin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  plain-woven cotton fabric
 

MUSLIN is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: cloth, fabric, material, nainsook, organdie, organdy, textile

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mus"lin\, n. [F. mousseline; cf. It. mussolino, mussolo,
Sp. muselina; all from Mussoul a city of Mesopotamia, Ar.
Mausil, Syr. Mauzol, Muzol, Mosul, where it was first
manufactured. Cf. {Mull} a kind of cloth.]
A thin cotton, white, dyed, or printed. The name is also
applied to coarser and heavier cotton goods; as, shirting and
sheeting muslins.

{Muslin cambric}. See {Cambric}.

{Muslin delaine}, a light woolen fabric for women's dresses.
   See {Delaine}. [Written also {mousseline de laine}.]

 

 

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