from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An intricate handmade lace made by interlacing thread around notched pins stuck into a pillow.

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  • noun A form of hand-made lace in which the thread is wound around bobbins on a padded cushion; pillow lace

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  • noun a handmade lace worked on a pillow with threads wound on bobbins; the pattern is marked out on the pillow by pins


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