dotted swiss
noun Date: 1886 a sheer light muslin ornamented with evenly spaced raised dots

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dotted swiss — ☆ dotted swiss n. a type of fine, sheer, crisp fabric, as of cotton, with dots on the surface: it is used for blouses, curtains, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • dotted swiss — ☆ dotted swiss n. a type of fine, sheer, crisp fabric, as of cotton, with dots on the surface: it is used for blouses, curtains, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Dotted Swiss — For the fabric, see Dotted Swiss (Fabric). Dotted Swiss Sire Counterpoint Grandsire Count Fleet Dam Swistar Damsire Pavot Sex …   Wikipedia

  • dotted swiss — noun : a sheer muslin with open weave and crisp finish characterized by small evenly spaced dots woven in by the use of extra filling yarns and used especially for clothing or curtains * * * dotted swiss, a sheer cotton material with a pattern of …   Useful english dictionary

  • dotted swiss — dot′ted swiss′ n. tex See under Swiss muslin • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • dotted swiss. — See under Swiss muslin. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • dotted swiss. — See under Swiss muslin. [1920 25] …   Useful english dictionary

  • dotted swiss —   Pu u, ulāli i (rare) …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Dotted Swiss (Fabric) — Dotted Swiss, also known as Swiss Dot, is a sheer cotton fabric that is embellished with small dots. The dots can be applied in a number of different ways and colors, and is used for baby clothes, wedding dresses [1] and curtains. The design is… …   Wikipedia

  • Swiss — [swis] adj. [Fr Suisse < MHG Swiz] of Switzerland or its people or culture n. pl. Swiss 1. a person born or living in Switzerland 2. [s ] a type of sheer fabric: see DOTTED SWISS 3. SWISS CHEESE …   English World dictionary

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