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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See bobbin lace.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lace made by hand with bobbins on a pillow.
  • n.
  • n. handmade lace wrought with bobbins upon a lace pillow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See lace.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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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