point lace


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point lace

point lace

n
(Knitting & Sewing) lace made by a needle with buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern. Also called: needlepoint Compare pillow lace

point′ lace`


n.
lace made with a needle rather than with bobbins; needlepoint lace.
[1655–65]
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Noun1.point lace - lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper patternpoint lace - lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern
lace - a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns
References in classic literature ?
Night-hawk was Jerry called; but no more lustrous or cleaner hansom than his ever closed its doors upon point lace and November violets.
I have laid it at the bottom of my chest under my point lace, which keeps it dry, without pressing upon it.
Shouldn't wonder if she drove six white horses, ate off gold plate, and wore diamonds and point lace every day.