Synonyms for gauze

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Wrap in a strip of gauze or cheesecloth and place in a steamer.

Let her go as Ariel, all gauze, flesh-tints, and natural curves.

She hailed the happy thought and invested in countless yards of gauze.

With that idea, I took off the gauze which covered my features.

There was further, in the wonderful box, an old remnant of gauze.

His head had emerged slowly, month by month, from swathings of gauze.

When gauze is combined with plain weaving it is styled “leno.”

It must have hurt like fun, said the nurse, busily engaged with the gauze dressing.

A curtain of gauze seemed to be hung before the lighted tenements.

Her voice was in the gauze of a whisper that hardly left her throat.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, gais, from French gaze, conjectured to be from Arabic gazz "raw silk" [Barnhart], or from Gaza, Palestinian city associated with production of this fabric [Klein, Du Cagne].

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