Definition of Tulle

1. Noun. A fine (often starched) net used for veils or tutus or gowns.

Generic synonyms: Mesh, Meshing, Meshwork, Net, Network



Definition of Tulle

1. n. A kind of silk lace or light netting, used for veils, etc.

Definition of Tulle

1. Proper noun. A town in France. ¹

2. Noun. A kind of silk lace or light netting, used for veils, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tulle

1. a silk material [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tulle

tulipants
tulipist
tulipists
tuliplike
tulipmania
tulipomania
tulipomaniac
tulipomaniacs
tulips
tulipwood
tulipwood tree
tulipwoods
tulka
tulku
tulkus
tulle (current term)
tulle gras
tulles
tullian
tullibee
tullibees
tulpa
tulpas
tulwar
tulwars
tum
tum-tum
tum-tums
tum tum
tum tums

Literary usage of Tulle

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Baluze, ETIENNE, a French scholar and historian, b. at tulle, 24 December, ... The history of tulle is divided into three books, the first dealing with the ..."

2. Belgium, Its Institutions, Industries and Commerce: General Notes Collected by Ministère de l'industrie et du travail, Belgium (1904)
"tulle is a fabric composed of a vertical warp-thread and of two oblique weft-threads, which cross alternately from left to right and from right to left : it ..."

3. United States Magazine by Seba Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith (1856)
"A puffed tulle under-sleeve with a row of lace. ... A tulle ruche round the neck, Under-dreas of white silk very low in the body. ..."

4. Publications by Hampshire Record Society, Winchester, Winchester Hampshire Record Society, American peace society, Algernon Sidney Crapsey, Ernest Howard Crosby, W. Evans Darby, John Hyde De Forest, Charles Edward Jefferson, Augustine Jones, Mrs. L. J. Mead, J. H. Ral (1891)
"... between the land of Tulla (" tulle ") and that of Robert del Castel, half an acre lies in ... tulle ..."

5. The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, Among Buffaloes, Grizzlies by John Charles Frémont (1888)
"This river ran through a very rich country, and, what was of most consequence to Kit, wild animals, good for food and furs, thronged its forests and tulle ..."

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