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 for gauze
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gauze \Gauze\ (g[add]z), n. [F. gaze; so called because it was
     first introduced from Gaza, a city of Palestine.]
     A very thin, slight, transparent stuff, generally of silk;
     also, any fabric resembling silk gauze; as, wire gauze;
     cotton gauze.
     [1913 Webster]
     Gauze dresser, one employed in stiffening gauze.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gauze \Gauze\, a.
     Having the qualities of gauze; thin; light; as, gauze merino
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for
           bandages and dressings [syn: gauze, gauze bandage]
      2: a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave [syn:
         gauze, netting, veiling]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  50 Moby Thesaurus words for "gauze":
     Ace bandage, Band-Aid, London fog, London special, adhesive tape,
     application, band, bandage, bandaging, binder, brace, cast,
     cataplasm, compress, cotton, court plaster, cravat, dressing,
     drisk, drizzling mist, elastic bandage, epithem, film, fog,
     four-tailed bandage, frost smoke, haze, lint, mist, pea soup,
     pea-soup fog, peasouper, plaster, plaster cast, pledget, poultice,
     roller, roller bandage, rubber bandage, sling, smog, splint,
     sponge, stupe, tampon, tape, tent, tourniquet, triangular bandage,

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