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Cheesecloth vs. Muslin

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Cheeseclothnoun

A loosely woven cotton gauze, originally used to wrap cheese, but now used for various culinary tasks and by farmers to shade crops and keep birds off.

Muslinnoun

(textile) Any of several varieties of thin cotton cloth.

Cheesecloth

A thin, loosely-woven cotton cloth of a gauze texture, such as is used in pressing cheese curds.

Muslinnoun

(US) Fabric made of cotton, flax (linen), hemp, or silk, finely or coarsely woven.

Cheeseclothnoun

a coarse loosely woven cotton gauze; originally used to wrap cheeses

Muslinnoun

Any of a wide variety of tightly-woven thin fabrics, especially those used for bedlinen.

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Cheesecloth

Cheesecloth is a loose-woven gauze-like carded cotton cloth used primarily in cheese making and cooking.

Muslinnoun

(US) Woven cotton or linen fabrics, especially when used for items other than garments.

Muslinnoun

(countable) A dressmaker's pattern made from inexpensive cloth for fitting.

Muslinnoun

Any of several different moths.

Muslinnoun

A thin cotton, white, dyed, or printed. The name is also applied to coarser and heavier cotton goods; as, shirting and sheeting muslins. In sheeting, muslin is not as finely woven as percale.

Muslinnoun

plain-woven cotton fabric

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Muslinnoun

lightweight cotton cloth in a plain weave

‘she folded the dress in layers of clean muslin’; ‘strain the fruit pulp through a muslin cloth’;

Muslinnoun

a hemmed square of lightweight cotton cloth used to wipe up regurgitated milk when feeding or winding a baby

‘I'm surrounded by piles of nappies and muslins’;

Muslin

Muslin () is a cotton fabric of plain weave. It is made in a wide range of weights from delicate sheers to coarse sheeting.

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