Definition of Mousseline

1. n. Muslin.



Definition of Mousseline

1. Noun. a very fine, semi opaque fabric similar to muslin, typically made of silk, wool or cotton. ¹

2. Noun. a soft, light sweet or savoury mousse. ¹

3. Noun. hollandaise sauce that has been made frothy with whipped cream or egg white, served mainly with fish or asparagus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mousseline

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mousseline

mousle
mousled
mousles
mousling
mousme
mousmee
mousmees
mousmes
mousmé
mousmée
moussaka
moussakas
mousse
moussed
mousselike
mousseline (current term)
mousseline de sole
mousselines
mousses
mousseux
moussing
moust
moustache
moustache cup
moustached
moustached warbler
moustacheless
moustachelike
moustaches
moustachio

Literary usage of Mousseline

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1. May Byron's Vegetable Book: Containing Over 750 Recipes for the Cooking and by May Clarissa Gillington Byron (1916)
"SAUCE mousseline, No. 1 Half a gill of sweet cream, two egg-yolks, ... SAUCE mousseline, No. 2 Take four yolks of eggs, half a gill of cream, ..."

2. Perfumery and Kindred Arts: A Comprehensive Treatise on Perfumery by Richard S. Cristiani (1877)
"Used as a wash for the skin. Eau de mousseline. 1 ounce. 1 drachm. 2 ounces. 2 " 1 " 1 drachm. 3 pints. 2 pints. 1 ounce. 1 pint. ..."

3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of the Year (1852)
"Machine-printed mousseline-de-laines and bareges. UK Koechlin Bros. ... mousseline-de-laine (cotton warps) printed by cylinder in six and seven colours; ..."

4. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Thibet ; satin burber, and mousseline-de-laino. Woollen stuffs, figured and printed. Chequered and plain square printed table-covers. used for Thibet s, ..."

5. The Book of Costume: Or, Annals of Fashion; from the Earliest Period to the by Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Wilton, Lady of rank (1846)
"Il y avait aussi des robes de blonde blanche, et de dentelle noire ; des pièces de mousseline de l'Inde, des pièces de velours en étoffe turques, ..."

6. May Byron's Vegetable Book: Containing Over 750 Recipes for the Cooking and by May Clarissa Gillington Byron (1916)
"SAUCE mousseline, No. 1 Half a gill of sweet cream, two egg-yolks, ... SAUCE mousseline, No. 2 Take four yolks of eggs, half a gill of cream, ..."

7. Perfumery and Kindred Arts: A Comprehensive Treatise on Perfumery by Richard S. Cristiani (1877)
"Used as a wash for the skin. Eau de mousseline. 1 ounce. 1 drachm. 2 ounces. 2 " 1 " 1 drachm. 3 pints. 2 pints. 1 ounce. 1 pint. ..."

8. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of the Year (1852)
"Machine-printed mousseline-de-laines and bareges. UK Koechlin Bros. ... mousseline-de-laine (cotton warps) printed by cylinder in six and seven colours; ..."

9. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Thibet ; satin burber, and mousseline-de-laino. Woollen stuffs, figured and printed. Chequered and plain square printed table-covers. used for Thibet s, ..."

10. The Book of Costume: Or, Annals of Fashion; from the Earliest Period to the by Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Wilton, Lady of rank (1846)
"Il y avait aussi des robes de blonde blanche, et de dentelle noire ; des pièces de mousseline de l'Inde, des pièces de velours en étoffe turques, ..."

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