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lacemaking

[leys-mey-king]
noun
  1. the art, act, or process of making lace.
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Origin of lacemaking

First recorded in 1825–35; lace + making
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • But all these efforts were fruitless to discourage the growth of lacemaking.

    Lace, Its Origin and History

    Samuel L. Goldenberg

  • Until the Congested Districts Board undertook the work, lacemaking was practically confined to the convents.

    One Irish Summer

    William Eleroy Curtis

  • Therefore a description of the process of lacemaking by the Leavers frame will serve as a description for all.

    Lace, Its Origin and History

    Samuel L. Goldenberg

  • This manner of using the pillow in lacemaking has remained practically the same during more than three centuries.

    Lace, Its Origin and History

    Samuel L. Goldenberg

  • During the last century this variety in lacemaking has died out in Devonshire, and now only Honiton is made.

    Lace, Its Origin and History

    Samuel L. Goldenberg