butter muslin


noun Chiefly British.


Nearby words

  1. butter bean,
  2. butter brickle,
  3. butter clam,
  4. butter cookie,
  5. butter knife,
  6. butter sauce,
  7. butter someone up,
  8. butter spreader,
  9. butter tart,
  10. butter tree

Origin of butter muslin

First recorded in 1900–05

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British Dictionary definitions for butter muslin

butter muslin

noun

a fine loosely woven cotton material originally used for wrapping butter
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