from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sheer, crisp cotton fabric, embellished with woven, flocked, or embroidered dots.


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  • Arrr, beat me to it, sionnach! But much funnier than I would have done.

    January 22, 2008

  • Or, possibly, the Tell boy, if his Dad had had a few beers too many.

    January 22, 2008

  • a sheer light muslin ornamented with evenly spaced raised dots

    January 22, 2008