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bob·bi·net

 (bŏb′ə-nĕt′)
n.
A machine-woven net fabric with hexagonal meshes.

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bobbinet

(ˌbɒbɪˈnɛt)
n
(Textiles) a netted fabric of hexagonal mesh, made on a lace machine
[C19: see bobbin, net1]
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bob•bi•net

(ˌbɒb əˈnɛt)

n.
a net of hexagonal mesh.
[1805–15]
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Super-extraordinary Pocket-Handkerchief, French cambric, trimmed and worked, in account with Bobbinet & Gull.
Bobbinet, however, was in no hurry to exhibit me, having several articles of less beauty, that he was anxious to get off first.
The factory played a vital role in the development of the lace industry through the 'Old Loughborough' bobbinet machines, invented by John Heathcoat.