Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woman who deals in laces.

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Examples

  • "Have you run in debt to your abominable smuggling lace-woman?"

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 348

  • She was, it seems, a "lace-woman, dwelling in Bell Alley in Coleman Street," and preaching on week-day afternoons in that neighbourhood, with occasional excursions to other parts of the city where rooms could be had.

    The Life of John Milton Volume 3 1643-1649

  • lace-woman, dwelling in Bell Alley in Coleman Street,” and preaching on week-day afternoons in that neighbourhood, with occasional excursions to other parts of the city where rooms could be had.

    The Life of John Milton

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