muslin

Part of speech: noun

A fine cotton fabric.

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Usage examples "muslin":

  1. Blue muslin, with silver stars all over it? - "Three Comedies", 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", 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", Andre Norton.