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An intricate handmade lace made by interlacing thread around notched pins stuck into a pillow. Also called pillow lace.
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(Textiles) lace made with bobbins rather than with needle and thread (needlepoint lace); pillow lace
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lace made by hand with bobbins of thread.
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|Noun||1.||bobbin 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
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