American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A sheer fabric, such as linen or cotton.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Cloth: used in some technical names.
- French; see toil2. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Her high-school bedroom was dressed in toile brought back from a trip to Paris.”
“At Drivl, we tried to coin "toile" - pronounced "twahl" - as a term for vomiting.”
“The brown fabric and the toile are all 100 % cotton, loosely woven, and tends to be more comfortable than a high thread count, in hot weather or hard work outside.”
“But it seems like Chandon alone now has a different bubbly for every week of the year, including one, Étoile, that is closed with a crown cap like a bottle of Coca-Cola or beer.”
“Listen: hear my daughter, Jackie, pronounce the word "toile": Download toile. wav”
“Listen: hear my daughter, Jackie, pronounce the word "toile": Download toile.wav”
“In French, "toile" means the Web as well as the canvas of a painting, and”
“La "toile", c'est celle du peintre, c'est aussi l'autre nom d'internet: le web - la toile d'araignée.”
“En francés, la palabra "toile" significa la tela del pintor, y a su vez, se la llama también así a la Red (la telaraña electrónica).”
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Terms pertaining to lace and lace-making. Patterns, tools, types, styles, stitches.
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Woven, knit and tatted fabrics. Other kinds of cloth, such as tapa and chamois are not included.
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