- a net of hexagonal mesh, made on a lace machine.
Origin of bobbinet
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Bobbinet lace is better than the common netting for all of these purposes.How to Camp Out
John M. Gould
The idea is good, but cheese cloth is much cheaper and incomparably better than bobbinet.
Some dealers recommend that customers going into a fly or mosquito country have the tent door fitted with bobbinet.
As bobbinet shrinks much in washing, every thing made of it should be allowed full large.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book
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
- a netted fabric of hexagonal mesh, made on a lace machine
C19: see bobbin, net 1
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Word Origin and History for bobbinet
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