Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of laceman.

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Examples

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

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • 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

  • 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.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Memoirs of Napoleon — Volume 08

  • 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.

    Memoirs of Napoleon — Complete

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