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Mechlin lace

noun
1.
a fine bobbin lace with raised cord, originally made in Mechlin.
2.
a similar lace made by machine.
Also called Mechlin, malines.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; after Mechlin
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Mechlin lace

noun
1.
bobbin lace made at Mechlin, characterized by patterns outlined by a heavier flat thread Also called malines
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