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  • n. Plural form of laceman.

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Examples

  • The next range of booths was occupied by stuff-merchants, hosiers, lacemen, milliners, and furriers; here one vender has been known to receive from

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 12, No. 333, September 27, 1828

  • The piece illustrated, see page 55, was only 1-1/8 yards in length, and was sold for £145 by one of our leading lacemen.

    Chats on Old Lace and Needlework

  • Afterwards mercers and lacemen invited customers to shops in the Row, and finally it became famous for books and magazines.

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • It was a marriage not long to be postponed, and her Ladyship herself was known already to be engaged with lacemen, linen-drapers, toyshop-women, and goldsmiths.

    A Lady of Quality

  • It was a marriage not long to be postponed, and her ladyship herself was known already to be engaged with lacemen, linen-drapers, toyshop women, and goldsmiths.

    A Lady of Quality

  • There, beneath the shadow of those marble walls, where once the sainted Borromeo preached, the cunningest Parisian artists may be found -- so rich in corn and wine and silk are Lombard plains-modists and mercers, corset-makers, lacemen, skilled so to clothe the limbs of beauty, that every fold shall but display the perfect handiwork of nature, yet add to it the further grace of art.

    A Siren

  • Great numbers of foreigners and people from the provinces visited the capital, and the return of luxury and the revival of old customs gave occupation to a variety of tradespeople who could get no employment under the Directory or Consulate, such as saddlers, carriage-makers, lacemen, embroiderers, and others.

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • As excessive as the concern for her is at court, the whole royal family, out of great consideration for the mercers, lacemen, etc. agreed not to shed a tear for her till tomorrow morning, when the birthday will be over; but they are all to rise by six o'clock to-morrow morning to cry quarts.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 2

  • “All the juilers, manchumakers, lacemen, coch bilders, apolstrers, hors dealers, and weddencake makers came pawring in with their bills, haggravating feelings already woondid beyond enjurants.

    The diary of C. Jeames De La Pluche, Esq., with his letters

  • "All the juilers, manchumakers, lacemen, coch bilders, apolstrers, hors dealers, and weddencake makers came pawring in with their bills, haggravating feelings already woondid beyond enjurants.

    Burlesques

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