bobbinet

[ bob-uh-net ]

noun
  1. a net of hexagonal mesh, made on a lace machine.

Origin of bobbinet

1
First recorded in 1805–15; bobbi(n) + net1

Words Nearby bobbinet

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How to use bobbinet in a sentence

  • The lace manufacturers of Europe experienced a serious set-back in 1818 when bobbinet was first made in France.

    Textiles | William H. Dooley
  • The eggs were slightly adhesive, clinging to the hand and to the bobbinet seine.

  • In 1809 bobbin net was invented, and in 1837 the Jacquard system was applied to the bobbinet machine.

    Lace, Its Origin and History | Samuel L. Goldenberg
  • It is also good (much diluted) for thin white muslin and bobbinet.

  • bobbinet laces, if ironed at all, should be ironed diagonally, as in this way only can the mesh retain its shape.

    The Young Housekeeper's Friend | Mrs. (Mary Hooker) Cornelius

British Dictionary definitions for bobbinet

bobbinet

/ (ˌbɒbɪˈnɛt) /


noun
  1. a netted fabric of hexagonal mesh, made on a lace machine

Origin of bobbinet

1
C19: see bobbin, net 1

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