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Brussels lace

noun
1.
a fine handmade lace in a floral pattern outlined with raised cordonnet, originally made in the area of Brussels.
2.
a modern machine-made net lace on which floral designs are appliquéd.
Origin
1740-1750
1740-50
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Brussels lace

noun
1.
a fine lace with a raised or appliqué design
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