toile de Jouy

toile de Jouy

[French twal duh zhwee]
noun
a cotton or linen fabric characterized by monochromatic prints on a light background.
Also called Jouy print.


Origin:
1915–20; < French: literally, cloth of Jouy(-en-Josas), France

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To toile de Jouy
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: toile
Next Definition: toilet
Words Near: toile de Jouy
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for toile de Jouy
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing toile de Jouy
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature