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Her style was "sylph," and so she was gauzy and floating in all her drapery.

The hand felt as if it were covered with some gauzy veiling.

She had a gauzy tea-gown on, of a shade of blue like her eyes.

Its gauzy character is fully exposed by the Pendleton report.

The gauzy web is being delivered into the can in front of the carding machine.

It was Pestilence, Pestilence coming on the gauzy wings of the mosquito.

The gauzy veil of dream that wrapped her often had fallen from before her eyes.

No pretty clothes or gauzy garments, or stars, or crowns, or wands!

Lacey dabbed at him with her gauzy scarf and fussed over him.

Was it that which gave her this charm thrown over her like a gauzy veil?

WORD ORIGIN

1796, from gauze + -y (2). Related: Gauziness.

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