[ French pwan dahn-gluh-ter ]
/ French pwɛ̃ dɑ̃ gləˈtɛr /
a bobbin lace in which the design is worked out with either a needle or bobbin.
Moot Point vs. Mute PointYou may have heard coworkers or acquaintances refer to an inconsequential or irrelevant point as a moot point, or maybe you’ve heard mute point instead. Fans of the TV show Friends may have heard a third variation: moo point (because, according to Joey, a cow’s opinion doesn’t matter). But which expression is correct, and what exactly does it mean? The correct phrase is moot point. …
Origin of point d'Angleterre
1860–65; < French: English stitch
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