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tatting

tat·ting

 (tăt′ĭng)
n.
1. Handmade lace fashioned by looping and knotting a single strand of heavy-duty thread on a small hand shuttle.
2. The act or art of making such lace.

[Origin unknown.]

tatting

(ˈtætɪŋ)
n
1. (Knitting & Sewing) an intricate type of lace made by looping a thread of cotton or linen by means of a hand shuttle
2. (Knitting & Sewing) the act or work of producing this
[C19: of unknown origin]

tat•ting

(ˈtæt ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act or process of making knotted lace of cotton thread with a shuttle.
2. such lace.
[1835–45; orig. uncertain]

Tatting

A kind of open weave lace-like cloth made by hand, or the act of making it.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tatting - needlework consisting of handmade lace made by looping and knotting a single thread on a small shuttletatting - needlework consisting of handmade lace made by looping and knotting a single thread on a small shuttle
needlecraft, needlework - a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
2.Tatting - the act or art of making handmade lacetatting - the act or art of making handmade lace
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
Translations

tatting

[ˈtætɪŋ] Ntrabajo m de encaje, encaje m

tatting

nOkki- or Schiffchenspitze f, → Frivolitätenarbeit f
References in classic literature ?
On her left were two matrons, with massive foreheads and bonnets to match, discussing Women's Rights and making tatting.