Lightweight cotton cloth in a plain weave: [as modifier]: a white muslin dress
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- Warm up the stock over a gentle heat, so it liquifies completely, then strain it carefully through muslin or a cotton cloth.
- Cover, steep for two hours, then strain through muslin cloth into a suitable watering can or plastic pump-spray bottle.
- Once upon a time, this area was famous for muslin cloth, which attracted the Dutch, who made it their colony in 1647.
early 17th century: from French mousseline, from Italian mussolina, from Mussolo 'Mosul' (the name of the place of manufacture in Iraq).
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- The ringed spot is then held over the muslined spout just long enough to become moist, but not wet.
- He looked away and saw the bathroom, which, also well muslined, was completely open to the bedroom.
- Here are some photos of my muslined bodice.
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