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organdie

(esp US), organdy
a fine and slightly stiff cotton fabric used esp for dresses

organdy

[′ȯr·gən·dē]
(textiles)
A sheer, crisp fabric woven of fine combed cotton yarns.
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The fact that she herself had only one such dress, an organdy hand-me-down from Rockelle that was worn once a week to Sunday school, was disturbing.
Her dress was a white organdy with lace bodice, and her train was 20 minutes late
The work of Jessica Rankin--translucent organdy panels embroidered with doodly symbols and snippets of her own poetic text--centers on this point of contact between thinking and doing.
From Japanese organdy to French wire-edged taffetas, her products became popular with shoppers and designers alike.
To sprout your seeds, you can use a glass jar with organdy or muslin covering held on with a rubberband.
50) - and an oval box with a keepsake organdy bag of foil-wrapped milk chocolate hearts in silver, burgundy and fushia ($5.
The Bellevue Cap was made of organdy, had tiny pleats, and resembled the paper of an inverted cupcake.
Still in uniform, I needed no tux, and Jean fashioned little organdy hats to accent her bridesmaids' former prom dresses.
Wrap presents in gleaming satin or gossamer organdy
I watch the pink and organdy girl look for the hidden eggs,
They looked exquisite, Catherine with her hair aflame over her blue velvet dress, Em barely palpable in pink organdy, a moth, spun sugar, sitting down together at the piano like good sisters.