a thin, sheer fabric, as of cotton, used for garments, curtains, etc.
Origin of voileFr, a veil ; from Classical Latin vela: see veil
A light, plain-weave, sheer fabric of cotton, rayon, silk, or wool used especially for making dresses and curtains.
Origin of voileFrench, from Old French veile, veil, from Latin v&emacron;la, neuter pl. of v&emacron;lum, covering.