Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A machine-woven net fabric with hexagonal meshes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A common contracted form of bobbin-net.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A kind of cotton lace which is wrought by machines, and not by hand.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A net fabric, with hexagonal mesh, woven by machine

Etymologies

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

[bobbi(n) + net.]

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From bobbin + net

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