malines


ma·lines

noun \mə-ˈlēn\
plural ma·lines \-ˈlēn(z)\

Definition of MALINES

1
:  mechlin
2
also ma·line :  a fine stiff net with a hexagonal mesh that is usually made of silk or rayon and that is often used for veils

Origin of MALINES

French, from Malines (Mechelen), Belgium
First Known Use: 1833

Malines

geographical name

Definition of MALINES

— see mechlin

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