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point d'esprit

[ French pwan de-spree ]
/ French pwɛ̃ dɛˈspri /
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noun

a bobbinet or tulle with oval or square dots woven in an irregular pattern.

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Origin of point d'esprit

1860–65; <French: spirit (i.e., Holy Ghost) stitch
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