Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Lace.
- n. In bookbinding, a style of angular decoration, which in its simplest form is like a row of saw-teeth, and in an ornate form is like the points of point-lace.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bookbinding) An ornamental tooling like lace.
- French (Wiktionary)
“In all the bedrooms the dressing-tables were covered with dentelle de”
“Préfèrent voir le ciel dans la pierre en dentelle.”
“The town, climbing the hill, assumed the proportions of a mighty citadel; the forest tree-tops were prismatic, emerald balls flung beneath the illumined Merveille; and the Cathedral was set in a daffodil frame; its aerial _escalier de dentelle_, like Jacob's ladder, led one easily heavenward.”
“Linen is generally sewn with linen-thread, but Fil à dentelle and the Fil d'Alsace are very good substitutes.”
“Finer cottons should be used for the finer stuffs, such as embroidery cotton (Coton à broder D. M.C) Nos. 6 to 200, [A] and lace thread (Fil à dentelle D. M.C)”
“Fil d'Alsace D. M.C in balls Nos. 30 to 70, or Fil à dentelle D. M.C Nos.”
“Cordonnet 6 fils D. M.C Nos. 15 to 30, or Fil à dentelle D. M.C Nos. 25 to”
“MATERIALS: Fil d'Alsace D. M.C in balls Nos. 30 to 70, or Fil à dentelle D. M.C Nos. 25 to 50.”
“-- We advise our readers to work this charming pattern, in unbleached Fil à dentelle D. M.C No 50, because it imitates the appearance of old lace better than any other material.”
“Fil d'Alsace D. M.C Nos. 50 to 100 or Fil à dentelle D. M.C Nos. 50 to”
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Words used in the rare book trade (of which I was once a part). For more about how such books are put together, see hernesheir's excellent The Bindery.
Words from the works of Peter Reading - at least one from each (except the Schwitters-esque erosions, cut-ups etc).
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