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  • noun Plural form of voile.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Three sides of the room are screened with white voiles to enhance the theatrical stage-setting theme, whilst the fourth wall is hung with a Tord Boontje ‘Little Field of Flowers’ felt rug from Nani Marquina.

    Manchester Square Interior by SHH

  • Also: un voile de mariée = a bride's veil un bateau à voiles = a sailing boat un voile noir = a blackout (fainting) un voile de nuages = a cloud veil

    Traditions

  • Make a small panel with transparent, translucent and filmy fabrics including voiles, organdy, Lutradur and scrim.

    New Year stuffing

  • Make a small panel with transparent, translucent and filmy fabrics including voiles, organdy, Lutradur and scrim.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • In the large room dedicated Canova, the statues have been draped with pastel-colored voiles, and the walls papered with veils of pink silk, while enlarged images of the jewelry and precious stones appear projected on the statues like dream themes.

    Diary of a Spring Night in Rome by Cartier with Monica Bellucci

  • Arret qui permet les teinturiers noire et blanc d'employer et d'utilise un bain d'racine de noyer, pour étamines, voiles et autres petites etoffes ...,

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • Also: un voile de mariée = a bride's veil un bateau à voiles = a sailing boat un voile noir = a blackout (fainting) un voile de nuages = a cloud veil

    un voile - French Word-A-Day

  • This makes up nicely with light cottons, especially voiles and lawns.

    July 2006

  • * Perhaps the idea is to put a little wind in your companion's sails (or "mettre du vent dans ses voiles" = to get him a little tipsy) before venturing in to purchase that ring or collier.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • * Perhaps the idea is to put a little wind in your companion's sails (or "mettre du vent dans ses voiles" = to get him a little tipsy) before venturing in to purchase that ring or collier.

    une contrefaçon - French Word-A-Day

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