Brussels lace

noun

Definition of Brussels lace

1 : any of various fine needlepoint or bobbin laces with floral designs made originally in or near Brussels
2 : a machine-made net of hexagonal mesh

First Known Use of Brussels lace

1720, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Brussels lace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brussels%20lace. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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