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mousseline de soie

[moos-leen duh swah] /mus lin də ˈswɑ/
noun, French.
1.
a thin, stiff silk or rayon fabric.
Origin of mousseline de soie
literally, muslin of silk
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  • It is trimmed with mousseline de soie, and the flounce would hide the line.

    The Dull Miss Archinard Anne Douglas Sedgwick
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mousseline de soie

/muslin də swa/
noun
1.
a thin gauzelike fabric of silk or rayon
Word Origin
literally: muslin of silk
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