- 1An early version of a finished garment made up in cheap material so that the design can be tested and perfected.More example sentences
- She doesn't work with a toile and although she can sketch, she prefers to dive in and design without one.
- He is holding up the shoe equivalent of a toile, a pre-production model, of his first trainer.
- 2.1 short for toile de Jouy.More example sentences
- Also in this bedroom were three pairs of early nineteenth-century French toile curtains with ball fringe.
- You can often find this shade of blue in Oriental carpets and in French toile fabrics.
- During a recent visit to Provence, he stayed in a room decorated completely in red and white toile.
late Middle English (denoting cloth or canvas for painting on): from French toile 'cloth, web', from Latin tela 'web'.
More definitions of toileDefinition of toile in:
- The US English dictionary