from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Plural form of
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The sprigs, when made, are sewn upon a piece of blue paper and united on the pillow with "cutworks" or "purlings," or else joined with the needle by various stitches -- lacet, point, réseau, cutwork, button-hole, and purling.
Over the body was a cloth, or sheet, which was worked in cutworks and fringes, showing that even at so early a date initial efforts at lace-making had been attempted.