A tissue of lies.
All of the soft joints and ligaments in your neck are an example of neck tissue.
A Kleenex is an example of a tissue.
A thin piece of bright red paper used to wrap fragile gifts is an example of tissue paper.
A tissue of forgeries, or of lies.
Covered with cloth of gold tissued upon blue. "” Francis Bacon.
Other Word Forms
Origin of tissue
- Middle English tissu a rich kind of cloth from Old French from past participle of tistre to weave from Latin texere teks- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French tissu, past participle of tistre, from Latin texere.