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1. (n.) A very thin, slight, transparent stuff, generally of silk; also, any fabric resembling silk gauze; as, wire gauze; cotton gauze.

2. (a.) Having the qualities of gauze; thin; light; as, gauze merino underclothing.


Meditation ii. The Supper-Room.
... for the festival, half way up, with beautiful matting or tapestry, and an aperture
had been made in the roof, and covered over with transparent blue gauze. ...
/.../the dolorous passion of our lord jesus christ/meditation ii the supper-room.htm

While Vergilius, Going Slowly, was Thinking of These Things...
... "I will not have the yellow cushions," she added, quickly. "Here, take these and
bring me two violet ones, and that cushion of gauze filled with rose leaves. ...
/...// 7 while vergilius going.htm

Light after Darkness
... On a housetop in Memphis, a gentlewoman, in a single gauze slip and many jewels,
lounged on a rug and gazed at nothing across the city. ...
// yoke/chapter xxxv light after darkness.htm

The Son of the Murket
... clinging in its texture. The over-dress was simply a white gauze, striped
with narrow lines of green and gold. From the fillet of ...
// yoke/chapter xvii the son of.htm

Guests at an Imperial Banquet
... He pointed out to Chrysostom the three famous widows"Marsa, Castricia, and
Epigraphia"in their upper robes of gauze, woven in gold with scenes from the ...
/.../chapter xix guests at an.htm

Songs from 'the Water-Babies'
... south sliding, Waft thy silver cloud webs athwart the summer sea; Thin thin threads
of mist on dewy fingers twining Weave a veil of dappled gauze to shade my ...
/.../kingsley/andromeda and other poems/songs from the water-babies.htm

For the King There were Three Great Perils: the People...
... Tunics of jewelled gauze covered without concealing forms lovely as the sculptures
of immortal Greece and redolent of all rare perfumes. ...
// 16 for the king.htm

Port of Spain
... young lady, probably his daughter-in-law, hung all over with bangles, in a white
muslin petticoat, crimson cotton-velvet jacket, and green gauze veil, with her ...
// last/chapter iv port of spain.htm

Naparima and Montserrat
... She sat summing away on her slate, bedizened out in gauze petticoat, velvet
jacket"between which and the petticoat, of course, the waist showed just as ...
// last/chapter x naparima and montserrat.htm

Jesus Before Caiphas.
... same moment I perceived the yawning abyss of hell like a fiery meteor at the feet
of Caiphas; it was filled with horrible devils; a slight gauze alone appeared ...
/.../chapter viii jesus before caiphas.htm

Gauze (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A very thin, slight, transparent stuff, generally of silk; also, any
fabric resembling silk gauze; as, wire gauze; cotton gauze. ...
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Veil (67 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Something hung up, or spread out, to intercept the view, and hide an object;
a cover; a curtain; esp., a screen, usually of gauze, crape, or similar ...
/v/veil.htm - 35k

Gauntness (1 Occurrence)

/g/gauntness.htm - 6k

Gave (6913 Occurrences)

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Curtain (60 Occurrences)
... 4:20; Jeremiah 10:20; Jeremiah 49:29 Habakkuk 3:7. Figurative: In Isaiah 40:22
(like Psalm 104:2, of the heavens), the word used is doq, literally, "gauze.". ...
/c/curtain.htm - 27k

Gauze (2 Occurrences)

Isaiah 3:23
the hand-mirrors, and the fine linen, and the turbans, and the veils.

Isaiah 40:22
It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a gauze curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in;



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