dentelle

dentelle

[den-tel, dahn-]
noun
1.
lace ( def 1 ).
2.
a lacelike, tooled pattern used in decorating book covers.

Origin:
1840–50; < French: lace, literally, little tooth < Old French dentele, diminutive of dent tooth < Latin dent- (stem of dēns)

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