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point lace

lace made with a needle rather than with bobbins; needlepoint.
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point-laced, adjective Unabridged
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  • The corsage was cut square and was filled in with point lace.
  • The bride wore a gown of soft white satin, trimmed with old point lace, and carried a shower bouquet of lilies of the valley.
  • The bride was in a gown of white chiffon over white satin, trimmed j with old point lace.
British Dictionary definitions for point lace

point lace

lace made by a needle with buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern Also called needlepoint Compare pillow lace
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