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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]