a crisp, sheer muslin that is constructed in plain weave, bleached white or dyed, and often ornamented with raised dots or figures (dotted swiss ), used chiefly in the manufacture of curtains and women's summer clothes.
- Also called Swiss.
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How to use Swiss muslin in a sentence
She wore a small sleeveless jacket, a broad blue sash, and around her neck was a tie made of Swiss muslin and valenciennes lace.Sixty years with Plymouth Church | Stephen M. Griswold
British Dictionary definitions for swiss muslin
a fine muslin dress fabric, usually having a raised or woven pattern of dolls or figures
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