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A lace in which the pattern details are defined by a flat thread. Also called maline.

[From Mechlin (Mechelen), Belgium, where such lace has traditionally been made.]


(Placename) the English name for Mechelen


(ˈmɛk lɪn)

1. French, Malines. Flemish, Mech•e•len (ˈmɛx ə lən) a city in N Belgium. 75,718.
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A more considerable degree of wandering attended the third repetition; and, after completing the fourth, she immediately added, "Only think, my dear, of my having got that frightful great rent in my best Mechlin so charmingly mended, before I left Bath, that one can hardly see where it was.
Koijee told a news conference on Wednesday, 28 February that he and the First Lady will lead a walk through from Broad and Mechlin streets intersection, in Monrovia where senior Managers of the Monrovia City Corporation, solid waste supervisors and community leaders would assemble for a parade through the major streets and hot spots for waste collection in the city, beginning at 7:00 A.
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That night, The Maze--a small discotheque on Mechlin Street--was cramped.
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Osley said "Between 1532 and 1534, Mercator used to go off by himself to Antwerp, and perhaps Mechlin (sic), where he was in correspondence with the Minor Friars, one of whom, Franciscus Monachus, was a noted geographer .
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Old Honiton, Genoese and Mechlin are all forms of what?
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In the early eighteenth century the Anjouan occupying forces, the council of Brabant, and local governments, compelled by economic and military factors, commissioned the construction of a network of surfaced roads that would connect major towns, including Antwerp, Brussels, Louvain, and Mechlin.