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Honiton lace

  1. a type of lace with a floral sprig pattern
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Word Origin for Honiton

C19: named after Honiton, Devon, where it was first made
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Historical Examples of honiton

  • You are to wear your pearl grey, with any amount of Honiton lace jabbed into it.

    Beasts and Super-Beasts


  • During this period Honiton produced the finest laces in Europe.

  • Her wearing of her best Honiton lace collar seemed pardonable.

  • The stitches and manner of working in Honiton and Duchesse are alike.

    Lace, Its Origin and History

    Samuel L. Goldenberg

  • The modern Honiton and Maltese are guipures, and so is Venetian point.

    Lace, Its Origin and History

    Samuel L. Goldenberg