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1. A fine sheer fabric resembling muslin, often made of silk, rayon, cotton, or wool.
2. A hollandaise sauce to which whipped cream has been added.
3. An aspic containing whipped cream.

[French; see muslin.]


(French muslin)
1. (Textiles) a fine fabric made of rayon or silk
2. (Ceramics) a type of fine glass
3. (Cookery) short for mousseline sauce
[C17: French: muslin]



1. a sauce or dish containing whipped cream or beaten egg whites.
2. any of various sheer, lightweight fabrics made of natural or synthetic yarns and having a crisp hand.
[1695–1705; < French: literally, muslin]
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In a low chair beneath a red shaded standing lamp sat Ida, in a diaphanous evening dress of mousseline de soie, the ruddy light tinging her sweet childlike face, and glowing on her golden curls.
The robe was of mousseline de laine--a material which the manufacturers had not yet sent to the Paris markets; a delightful stuff which some months later was to have a wild success, a success which went further and lasted longer than most French fashions.
As we approached, the door flew open, and a little blonde woman stood in the opening, clad in some sort of light mousseline de soie, with a touch of fluffy pink chiffon at her neck and wrists.
This dish, garnished with charred pineapple, cashew mousseline and toasted coconuts hinted that Christmas is just around the corner with its pineapple and smoky ham-like taste.
Pictured are a sugar-blown dessert shaped like an apple with mousseline, an opera cake with mirror glaze, and pralines.
ON THE MENU You can choose the cheaper pub grub at cosy The Vines - although alongside lasagne and burgers there are equally comforting but more refined dishes, including a tasty twicecooked belly pork with parsley potato mousseline for PS16.
Crisp and smooth silk gazar, a stiff gauzy kind of silk fabric, contrasts a soft jersey, while drapes of silk mousseline don an ultra-graphic wave motif in relaxed pastels.
Tuck into Shrimp Bon-bon stuffed with lobster mousseline, Duck Breast with calabacita tamale and charred pico, or rotisserie grill Strip Loin served with a selection of locally-inspired sides such as green chile potatoes au gratin, cactus chutney and grilled peach salsa.
female-- a hose-sheer sendal, a lewd mousseline, a diaphanous pellicule
The 23-year-old from Gateshead demonstrated exceptional cookery expertise and impressed the judges with his main course - fillet of pork with a chicken, sage and onion mousseline and black pudding fritter - and his dessert, iced vanilla parfait with poached pear, salted caramel and liquor de poire William.
To be sexier this festive period opt the lingerie style; here the trend is all about the sexy feminine lace and mousseline.
Enjoy the tender meat with the potato mousseline it's served with.