from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See needlepoint.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. lace wrought with the needle, as distinguished from that made on the pillow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See lace.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern
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In this school was manufactured the point lace of the silver wedding-dress of Her
Very remarkable pieces of the different styles of point lace of Malines,
This includes every variety of needle-made or point lace made entirely without foundation, such as Venice and Spanish flat point and raised point, point de France, Alençon point, point de gaze, etc.
Dressed in black velvet, with point lace on her hair, and repeated at throat and wrists, she made me think at once of Romola and Dorothea Brooke.