Definition of toile de soie in English:

toile de soie

noun

  • Any of various fabrics made from weaving silk with another material such as cotton or wool.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in London Literary Gazette. From French toile de soie from toile cloth + de + soie silk.

Pronunciation

toile de soie

/twɑːl də ˈswɑː/