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toile

[ twahl ]
/ twɑl /
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noun
any of various transparent linens and cottons.
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Origin of toile

1555–65; <French: linen cloth, canvas. See toil2
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British Dictionary definitions for toile

toile
/ (twɑːl) /

noun
a transparent linen or cotton fabric
a garment of exclusive design made up in cheap cloth so that alterations and experiments can be made

Word Origin for toile

C19: from French, from Latin tēla a loom
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