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  • n. A kind of muslin used for the covers of books.
  • n. A kind of thin white muslin for ladies' dresses.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A kind of muslin used for the covers of books.
  • A kind of thin white muslin for ladies' dresses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fine kind of transparent muslin having a stiff or elastic finish: so called from being folded in book form.

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