Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A usually light-colored fabric printed with a scenic pattern or design often used in upholstery or for curtains.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

French : toile, cloth + de, of + Jouy (short for Jouy-en-Josas, a town of north-central France).

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