noun Hon·i·ton \ˈhänə̇tən, ˈhən-\
variants: or

Honiton lace

Definition of Honiton

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of honiton

from Honiton, municipal borough in Devonshire, England

First Known Use: 1688

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