swiss muslin


swiss muslin
n. İsviçre muslini

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  • Swiss muslin — a crisp, sheer muslin that is constructed in plain weave, bleached white or dyed, and often ornamented with raised dots or figures (dotted swiss), used chiefly in the manufacture of curtains and women s summer clothes. Also called Swiss. [1880… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Swiss muslin — Swiss′ mus′lin n. tex a crisp, sheer muslin often woven or printed with raised dots or figures (dotted swiss), used esp. for curtains and summer clothing. • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • Swiss muslin — a crisp, sheer muslin that is constructed in plain weave, bleached white or dyed, and often ornamented with raised dots or figures (dotted swiss), used chiefly in the manufacture of curtains and women s summer clothes. Also called Swiss. [1880… …   Universalium

  • Swiss — chard (beetlike herb used in stews); Swiss cheese (Emmenthaler cheese characterized by its pale yellow body and many holes); Swiss lapis (imitation lapis lazuli); Swiss muslin (curtain material); Swiss steak (thin slice of steak doused in flour… …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Swiss — [[t]swɪs[/t]] n. pl. Swiss, adj. 1) peo a native or inhabitant of Switzerland 2) tex (sometimes l.c.) Swiss muslin 3) coo Swiss cheese 4) peo of or pertaining to Switzerland or its inhabitants • Etymology: 1505–15; < MF suisse < MHG Swīz …   From formal English to slang

  • Swiss — /swis/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, associated with, or characteristic of Switzerland or its inhabitants. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Switzerland. 3. (sometimes l.c.) See Swiss muslin. 4. See Swiss cheese. [1505 15; < MF suisse < MHG Swiz] * * …   Universalium

  • Swiss — swɪs n. native or resident of Switzerland; Swiss muslin, transparent cotton fabric; Swiss cheese, pale yellow cheese containing many holes (formerly made in Switzerland) adj. of or pertaining to Switzerland or its people …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Swiss — /swɪs/ (say swis) adjective 1. of, relating to, associated with or characteristic of Switzerland. 2. Also, Swiss muslin. a thin crisp fabric, often with woven or printed dots or figures. –noun 3. the people of Switzerland collectively. {French… …   Australian English dictionary

  • muslin — /muz lin/, n. a cotton fabric made in various degrees of fineness and often printed, woven, or embroidered in patterns, esp. a cotton fabric of plain weave, used for sheets and for a variety of other purposes. [1600 10; < F mousseline < It… …   Universalium

  • dotted swiss — noun : a sheer muslin with open weave and crisp finish characterized by small evenly spaced dots woven in by the use of extra filling yarns and used especially for clothing or curtains * * * dotted swiss, a sheer cotton material with a pattern of …   Useful english dictionary

  • dotted swiss — dot′ted swiss′ n. tex See under Swiss muslin • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang