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point d'esprit

[French pwan de-spree] /French pwɛ̃ dɛˈspri/
noun
1.
a bobbinet or tulle with oval or square dots woven in an irregular pattern.
Origin of point d'esprit
1860-1865
1860-65; < French: spirit (i.e., Holy Ghost) stitch
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