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mousseline de laine

[moos-leen duh len]
noun French.
  1. a thin worsted fabric, often having a printed pattern.
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Origin of mousseline de laine

literally, muslin of wool
Also called muslin delaine.
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Historical Examples of mousseline de laine

  • “It is a mousseline-de-laine, if you chance to be acquainted with that material,” answered Janey.

    Johnny Ludlow, Sixth Series

    Mrs. Henry Wood

British Dictionary definitions for mousseline de laine

mousseline de laine

  1. a light woollen fabric
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Word Origin for mousseline de laine

literally: muslin of wool
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