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butter muslin

noun, Chiefly British.
Origin of butter muslin
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • butter muslin nets are out of the question, as the heat is stifling under them.

    In Mesopotamia Martin Swayne
  • She wore a peruke like all the Wigs, and an infinite number of skirts made of butter muslin.

    The City Curious Jean de Bosschre
British Dictionary definitions for butter muslin

butter muslin

noun
1.
a fine loosely woven cotton material originally used for wrapping butter
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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