Definitions

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  • n. A sort of coarse or light cotton cloth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sort of coarse or light cotton cloth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fine cotton cloth, stouter than muslin. Some varieties of it are figured in the loom, others are made with satin finish, stripes, etc.

Etymologies

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French mousselinette.

Examples

  • Now dust your master, Dennis, and fetch a muslinet waistcoat -- the silver tambour one.

    The Reckoning

  • Her feet are dancing this minute in pink kid slippers with rosettes on them as big as poppies, and she wears a white muslinet gown, with a pink calico petticoat.

    Little Grandmother

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