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voile

[voil; French vwal] /vɔɪl; French vwal/
noun
1.
a lightweight, semisheer fabric of wool, silk, rayon, or cotton constructed in plain weave.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < French; Anglo-French veile veil
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British Dictionary definitions for voile

voile

/vɔɪl; French vwal/
noun
1.
a light semitransparent fabric of silk, rayon, cotton, etc, used for dresses, scarves, shirts, etc
Word Origin
C19: from French: veil
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Word Origin and History for voile
n.

1889, from French voile "veil" (see veil (n.)).

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