Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A sort of coarse or light cotton cloth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A sort of coarse or light cotton cloth.

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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