- skip - Brewer’s

Muslin

.

So called from Mosul, in Asia, where it was first manufactured. (French, mousseline; Italian, mussolino.)

previous entry · index · next entry

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

previous entry · index · next entry

Mushroom (an archaic form is mushrump)
Music
Music
Music of the Spheres
Musical Notation
Musical Small - coal Man (The)
Musicians
Musidora
Musits or Musets
Musket
Muslin
Musnud
Muspel
Muspelheim
Mustard
Mustard
Musulman (plural, Musulmans or Moslems)
Mutantur
Mute as a Fish
Mutes at Funerals
Mutton (French, mouton)