lace made by hand with bobbins of thread, the thread being twisted around pins stuck into a pattern placed on a pillow or pad.
Also called pillow lace.
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British Dictionary definitions for bobbin lace
lace made with bobbins rather than with needle and thread (needlepoint lace); pillow lace
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