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  • noun a loomlike machine used for embroidering patterns into lace
  • noun the textiles produced on such a machine


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  • "instead of having to repeatedly draw lace or other fine ornamentals like schiffli or passementarie trims, you can render them once, then define a brush." from a textbook on CAD for fashion design.

    October 6, 2012