Mousseline de laine
Mousseline Mousse`line", n. [F.] Muslin. [1913 Webster]

{Mousseline de laine}. [F., muslin of wool.] Muslin delaine. See under {Muslin}.

{Mousseline glass}, a kind of thin blown glassware, such as wineglasses, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • mousseline-de-laine — / də lenˈ/ noun An all wool type of muslin • • • Main Entry: ↑mousseline …   Useful english dictionary

  • mousseline de laine — [də len′] n. [Fr, muslin of wool] a lightweight woolen cloth, often printed, used for dresses …   English World dictionary

  • mousseline de laine — Muslin 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mousseline de laine — /moohs leen deuh len /, French. a thin worsted fabric, often having a printed pattern. Also called muslin delaine. [lit., muslin of wool] * * * …   Universalium

  • mousseline de laine — /musəˌlin də ˈleɪn/ (say moohsuh.leen duh layn) noun → delaine. {French: literally, woollen muslin} …   Australian English dictionary

  • mousseline de laine — dəˈlān noun Etymology: French, literally, woolen muslin : delaine 1 * * * /moohs leen deuh len /, French. a thin worsted fabric, often having a printed pattern. Also called muslin delaine. [lit., muslin of wool] …   Useful english dictionary

  • de|laine — «dih LAYN», noun. a thin woolen material, often having a printed pattern; mousseline de laine. ╂[< French (mousseline) de laine (muslin) of wool; laine < Latin lāna wool] …   Useful english dictionary

  • mousse|line de laine — «moos LEEN duh LEHN», a thin woolen fabric, often have a printed pattern; delaine. ╂[< French mousseline de laine mousseline of wool] …   Useful english dictionary

  • mousseline — [ muslin ] n. f. • 1656; mosulin n. m. 1298; it. mussolina, ar. mausilî « de Mossoul », ville d Irak 1 ♦ Toile de coton claire, fine et légère, généralement apprêtée. Le même tissu, de soie ou de laine (⇒ singalette, tarlatane). « Une délicieuse… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Mousseline — Mousse line , n. [F.] Muslin. [1913 Webster] {Mousseline de laine}. [F., muslin of wool.] Muslin delaine. See under {Muslin}. {Mousseline glass}, a kind of thin blown glassware, such as wineglasses, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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