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butter muslin

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noun Chiefly British.
  1. cheesecloth.
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Origin of butter muslin

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for butter muslin

butter muslin

noun
  1. a fine loosely woven cotton material originally used for wrapping butter
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