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tulle

[tool; French tyl] /tul; French tül/
noun
1.
a thin, fine, machine-made net of acetate, nylon, rayon, or silk.
Origin of tulle
1810-1820
1810-20; < French, after Tulle, France, where first made

Tulle

[tool; French tyl] /tul; French tül/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Corrèze, in S central France.
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tulle

/tjuːl/
noun
1.
a fine net fabric of silk, rayon, etc, used for evening dresses, as a trimming for hats, etc
Word Origin
C19: from French, from Tulle, city in S central France, where it was first manufactured
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tulle

n.

fine silk bobbin-net, c.1818, from Tulle, town in central France, where the fabric was first manufactured.

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