bobbin lace


noun

lace made by hand with bobbins of thread, the thread being twisted around pins stuck into a pattern placed on a pillow or pad.

Nearby words

  1. bobbery,
  2. bobbie,
  3. bobbin,
  4. bobbin and fly frame,
  5. bobbin and joan,
  6. bobbin turning,
  7. bobbinet,
  8. bobbing,
  9. bobble,
  10. bobble hat

Also called pillow lace.

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British Dictionary definitions for bobbin lace

bobbin lace

noun

lace made with bobbins rather than with needle and thread (needlepoint lace); pillow lace
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