I cut a pattern out of tissue paper that rustled and crinkled like an autumn leaf.
Melanie pushed the tissue paper aside and gazed adoringly at the Dior bag she had splurged on for her 37th birthday.
But instead of frilly unmentionables under the tissue paper, there were pages and pages of printed-out signatures and comments.
Butters kept staring, stone still, the tissue box perfectly balanced.
Doctors also inserted a “tissue expander” that would spread out the healthy skin on his head.
These sacs and tubes are held in place by a loose meshwork of tissue.
It was pent, it was dying of confinement, it was breathing with only a tithe of its tissue.
Was there ever such a tissue of inconsistencies assembled as in these pleasure hunts?
We duly published the tissue on the Tuesday morning, the Cup morning.
Emma McChesney regarded them listlessly when the nurse lifted them out of their tissue wrappings.
mid-14c., "band or belt of rich material," from Old French tissu "a ribbon, headband, belt of woven material" (c.1200), noun use of tissu "woven, interlaced," past participle of tistre "to weave," from Latin texere "weave" (see texture). The biological sense is first recorded 1831, from French, introduced c.1800 by French anatomist Marie-François-Xavier Bichal (1771-1802). Tissue-paper is from 1777, supposedly so called because it was made to be placed between tissues to protect them. Meaning "piece of absorbent paper used as a handkerchief" is from 1929.
tissue tis·sue (tĭsh'ōō)
An aggregation of morphologically similar cells and associated intercellular matter acting together to perform specific functions in the body. There are four basic types of tissue: muscle, nerve, epithelial, and connective.