American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An intricate handmade lace made by interlacing thread around small notched pins or bobbins stuck into a pillow. Also called pillow lace, point.
- n. A form of hand-made lace in which the thread is wound around bobbins on a padded cushion; pillow lace
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. lace made on a pillow with bobbins; pillow lace.
- n. a handmade lace worked on a pillow with threads wound on bobbins; the pattern is marked out on the pillow by pins
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