What does the word muslin mean?

Usage examples for muslin

  1. Blue muslin, with silver stars all over it? – Three Comedies by Björnstjerne M. Björnson Commentator: R. Farquharson Sharp
  2. Later on, when she heard Lucia's account of Rebby's turning honey and water over the pretty yellow muslin, she decided that Rebecca was ashamed to keep a gift after treating Lucia so badly. – A Little Maid of Old Maine by Alice Turner Curtis
  3. Drew, lying flat, stared up at the muslin- covered ceiling which years of dust had turned to yellow- brown. – Rebel Spurs by Andre Norton