mosquito netting

Origin of mosquito netting

First recorded in 1735–45
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Examples from the Web for mosquito netting

Historical Examples of mosquito netting

  • Now high collars are banished and mosquito-netting is at every door and window.

    Rambles on the Riviera

    Francis Miltoun

  • She got up, and he held up the mosquito-netting for her to pass.

    The Woman from Outside

    Hulbert Footner

  • "Doesn't your pen get stuck in it—it must be like writing on mosquito-netting," said Father.

    Rough-Hewn

    Dorothy Canfield

  • "You might tie up a branch with mosquito-netting," she said.

  • He ate no supper, but sat smoking through the mosquito-netting, gazing pensively at the starry heavens.

    Colorado Jim

    George Goodchild