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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of hand-made lace in which the thread is wound around bobbins on a padded cushion; pillow lace

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. lace made on a pillow with bobbins; pillow 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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