Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ornamental trimming made by leaving a long fringe of thread and knotting the threads together so as to form geometrical patterns. Also called knotted-bar work.
- n. alternative spelling of macramé.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. the art of tying knots in patterns.
- n. a coarse lace, made by weaving and knotting cords; macrame lace.
- v. make knotted patterns
- n. a relatively coarse lace; made by weaving and knotting cords
“Now, imagine how years of fry-cooking grease-laden air will affect that jute rope they are made of and what it may look like if seldom cleaned and you will get an idea why I only went there once and why the word macrame is terribly unappealing.”
“To be honest, every time I see the word macrame, I think of this Portland restaurant called the Daily Planet - a burger and fries kind of restaurant/pub - that has these huge macrame plant and light fixture things hanging from the ceiling all made of jute.”
“July 24, 2008 at 8:05 am too peeps make a tie three peeps make a brayd moar than three sumtimez iz called a macrame”
“If you encounter macrame, leave the practice, consult a soothsayer.”
“Here in the deepest, darkest corners, the roots are spreading, fine threads silvering the soil, a delicate macrame of pale tendrils and wet earth.”
“But where is the book explaining how to make the macrame plant holders?”
“Or is it like macrame - full hitch & double half hitches”
“I swear he has a macrame owl hanging in every one of his films.”
“Years and years ago, in the dark ages when I was a young teenager, it was fashionable to fill your room with houseplants - spider plants, philodendron, ferns, ivy-green leggy things cradled in macrame hangars or tucked into brightly colored ceramic pots.”
“A delicate discourse on the existential interrelation between basket weaving and macrame.”
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