variants or Honiton lace
: any of various laces made originally at Honiton, England
especially : a bobbin lace with designs of foliage, figures, or flowers, joined by brides or appliquéd to machine-made net

Word History


from Honiton, municipal borough in Devonshire, England

First Known Use

1688, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Honiton was in 1688

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“Honiton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Honiton. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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