bobbin lace

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bobbin lace

n.
An intricate handmade lace made by interlacing thread around notched pins stuck into a pillow. Also called pillow lace.

bobbin lace

n
(Textiles) lace made with bobbins rather than with needle and thread (needlepoint lace); pillow lace

bob′bin lace`


n.
lace made by hand with bobbins of thread.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bobbin lace - a handmade lace worked on a pillow with threads wound on bobbinsbobbin lace - a handmade lace worked on a pillow with threads wound on bobbins; the pattern is marked out on the pillow by pins
lace - a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns
Valenciennes lace, Valenciennes - a type of bobbin lace with floral patterns
References in classic literature ?
My landlady's daughter I called my bridesmaid; and sending for a shopkeeper the next morning, I gave the young woman a good suit of knots, as good as the town would afford, and finding it was a lace-making town, I gave her mother a piece of bone-lace for a head.