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Cluny lace

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noun
ivory-white bobbin lace made of strong linen or cotton thread.
a machine lace, usually of cotton, copied from it.
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Origin of Cluny lace

1870–75; named after Cluny, France

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British Dictionary definitions for Cluny lace

Cluny lace

noun
a strong heavy silk and cotton bobbin lace made at Cluny or elsewhere
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