from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A gauzelike fabric for ladies' dresses, veils, etc. of worsted, silk and worsted, or cotton and worsted.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A thin gauze-like fabric for women's dresses, usually made of silk and worsted, but, in the inferior sorts, with cotton in place of silk.
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