tulle

Part of speech: noun

A fine silk material, used for veils, etc.

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Usage examples "tulle":

  1. She is in black bicycle bloomers and a white, short duck jacket- a straw hat with a wide blue ribbon band, and a fluffy piece of white tulle tied at the side of her neck. - "The Real Latin Quarter", F. Berkeley Smith.
  2. The waist is high in the shoulders, V shaped in front and back, with small flowing sleeves, finished with plaitings of white silk tulle. - "A Terrible Secret", May Agnes Fleming.
  3. I believe the bride's veil is usually 'of tulle, caught with a diamond star, the gift of the groom. - "Flower of the Dusk", Myrtle Reed.