Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A muslin of great fineness and translucency, used for women's dresses. It is sold both plain and figured with printed flowers, etc.
- n. alternative spelling of organdy.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A kind of transparent light but stiff muslin.
- n. a sheer stiff muslin
“In summer, a gown of light material, such as organdie, muslin, or other soft goods, dainty and somewhat elaborate, is in good taste.”
“At such times, if Adams was present, he might recognize "organdie," or "taffeta," or "chiffon," as words defining certain textiles, but the rest was too technical for him, and he was like a dismal boy at a sermon, just waiting for it to get itself finished.”
“V&A Images A 1953 cotton organdie dress Silk has long been the dominant fabric for brides.”
“The rose organdie with long pink sash was becoming, but she had worn it last summer when Melanie visited Twelve Oaks and she'd be sure to remember it.”
“The Hubert de Givenchy gown, burned into our retinas, is a silk organdie with black floral patterns, a straight skirt with an overskirt open in front, and a long train.”
“And, like strange birds alighting, you had slim and charming girls in organdie frocks and face-powder and bobbed hair, fluttering into the plaza.”
“So, before very long, the organdie butterflies and the flannel-trouser fifis gave in, succumbed, crushed once more beneath the stone-heavy passivity of resistance in the demonish peons.”
“And some of the organdie frocks had green legs and green feet, some had legs à la nature, and white feet.”
“The red and the pink and the yellow and the blue organdie frocks were turning sharply with all the white flannel trousers available, and some of the white flannel trousers had smart shoes, white with black strappings or with tan brogue bands.”
“It is spirit which makes the flapper flap her organdie wings like a butterfly.”
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