bobbinet

[ bob-uh-net ]
/ ˌbɒb əˈnɛt /
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noun

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

Origin of bobbinet

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

/ (ˌbɒbɪˈnɛt) /

noun

a netted fabric of hexagonal mesh, made on a lace machine

Word Origin for bobbinet

C19: see bobbin, net 1
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Word Origin and History for bobbinet

bobbinet


n.

1819, from bobbin + net (n.).

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