mousseline de soie

[ moos-leen duh-swah ]

  1. a thin, stiff silk or rayon fabric.

Origin of mousseline de soie

Literally, “muslin of silk”

Words Nearby mousseline de soie Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use mousseline de soie in a sentence

  • Then carefully, carefully she slipped on the pale blue mousseline-de-soie.

    Rough-Hewn | Dorothy Canfield
  • It was made from a material which fashion names mousseline de soie one year and something else another.

    Vision House | C. N. Williamson
  • The bodice and skirt of red accordion, pleated mousseline de soie, the petals of the flower and belt in bright red silk.

    The Evolution of Fashion | Florence Mary Gardiner
  • It is trimmed with mousseline de soie, and the flounce would hide the line.

    The Dull Miss Archinard | Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • She was exquisitely gowned in rose-colored mousseline-de-soie, embroidered in tiny brilliants laid on in Greek patterns.

    The Valiants of Virginia | Hallie Erminie Rives

British Dictionary definitions for mousseline de soie

mousseline de soie

/ French (muslin də swa) /

  1. a thin gauzelike fabric of silk or rayon

Origin of mousseline de soie

literally: muslin of silk

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