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schiffli

[ shif-lee ]
/ ˈʃɪf li /
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noun
a large, loomlike machine for embroidering textiles and working patterns in lace.
the delicate work produced by such a machine, used on clothing, as lingerie and millinery, on furniture coverings, etc.
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Origin of schiffli

<Swiss German: literally, little ship
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