Hon·​i·​ton | \ ˈhänə̇tᵊn, ˈhən- \
variants: or Honiton lace

Definition of Honiton

: 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

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First Known Use of Honiton

1688, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Honiton

from Honiton, municipal borough in Devonshire, England

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“Honiton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Honiton. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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