from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Lace made of silk, originally of unbleached silk (from the yellowish color of which the name arose), now of white, black, or colored silk, manufactured at Chantilly and other places in France. The name has also been given to a kind of threadlace.
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