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malines

[muh-leen; French ma-leen] /məˈlin; French maˈlin/
noun
1.
Also, maline. a delicate net resembling tulle, originally made by hand in the town of Mechlin, Belgium.
Origin of malines
1840-1850
1840-50; after Malines

Malines

[ma-leen; English muh-leenz] /maˈlin; English məˈlinz/
noun
1.
French name of Mechlin.
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malines

/məˈliːn/
noun
1.
a type of silk net used in dressmaking
2.
another name for Mechlin lace
Word Origin
C19: from French Malines (Mechelen), where this lace was traditionally made

Malines

/malin/
noun
1.
the French name for Mechelen
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