point lace


noun

lace made with a needle rather than with bobbins; needlepoint.

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Origin of point lace

First recorded in 1655–65

OTHER WORDS FROM point lace

point-laced, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for point lace

point lace

noun

lace made by a needle with buttonhole stitch on a paper patternAlso called: needlepoint Compare pillow lace
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