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point d'esprit

[ French pwande-spree ]
/ French pwɛ̃ dɛˈspri /
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noun plural points d'es·prit [French pwant de-spree] /French pwɛ̃t dɛˈspri/
a bobbinet or tulle with oval or square dots woven in an irregular pattern.
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Origin of point d'esprit

First recorded in 1860–65; from French: literally, “spirit (i.e., Holy Ghost) stitch”
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