Tulles

tulle

[tool; French tyl]
noun
a thin, fine, machine-made net of acetate, nylon, rayon, or silk.

Origin:
1810–20; < French, after Tulle, France, where first made

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Tulle

[tool; French tyl]
noun
a city in and the capital of Corrèze, in S central France.
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tulle (tjuːl)
 
n
a fine net fabric of silk, rayon, etc, used for evening dresses, as a trimming for hats, etc
 
[C19: from French, from Tulle, city in S central France, where it was first manufactured]

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