from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A stiff transparent fabric of cotton or silk, used for trim, curtains, and light apparel.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A fine, transparent fabric made from cotton, and usually stiffened.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sheer stiff muslin
He played on the iconic "marini è re" blue-and-white striped sailor's shirt by overlapping navy and ivory strips of organdy in a strapless floor-length gown.
The space starts out thick and heavy, wide and dark, growing thinner and transparent until enough space has uncoiled and the space, thin as spaghetti and light as organdy ribbon, turns to white smoke and is gone, absorbed into the blue of the sky.
The baby stretched a pink hand toward the white organdy rosette at his mother's black bodice.
Braun has a luxurious line of made-to-order silk bedding available in organdy silk, crepe de chine and silk charmeuse.
My three daughters, still too young to fully understand what was happening, were the excited flower girls in organdy dresses.
His first design for her was a nightgown, a "deshabille" of white and rose organdy trimmed with lace and biscuit colored ribbons when she was hospitalized with a bout of her recurring heart ailment.
When I view this smoggy city-as though through gauze or an organdy curtain soiled with age-I'm pleased with my choice to get around on a two-wheeler rather than sit in traffic jams, contributing to the pollution.
Charlotte's there in organdy, Billy's there in suede.
Talk about your subliminal suggestions. 0_o Hopefully this cake wasn't ordered by the bride's mother-in-law, her fiance, or a jealous bridesmaid who hates her chartreuse organdy dress?
Mom made it in white organdy eyelet with a pale blue polished cotton cumberbund.
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