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tatting

[ tat-ing ]
/ ˈtæt ɪŋ /
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noun
the act or process of making a kind of knotted lace of cotton or linen thread with a shuttle.
such lace.
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Origin of tatting

First recorded in 1835–45; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for tatting

tatting
/ (ˈtætɪŋ) /

noun
an intricate type of lace made by looping a thread of cotton or linen by means of a hand shuttle
the act or work of producing this

Word Origin for tatting

C19: of unknown origin
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