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FILM

1. A thin skin; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity; hence, any thin, slight covering. "He from fat films shall purge the visual ray." (Pope) 2. A slender thread, as that of a cobweb. "Her whip of cricket's bone, the lash of film." (Shak) Origin: AS. Movie skin, fr. Fell skin; akin to fylmen membrane, OFries. Filmene skin. See Fell skin. To cover with a thin skin or pellicle. "It will but skin and movie the ulcerous place." (Shak) Source: Websters Vocabulary
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