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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Lace made by the interlacing of bobbin- and warp-threads.


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  • The machines were started at Nottingham in England, early in the nineteenth century, and were called bobbin-net, or point-net, or warp-net, machines, and the lace first made was often finished and enriched by hand.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent


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