Irish crochet

noun

: a heavy lace of Irish origin that is hand-crocheted or machine-made with rose or leaf designs on a square mesh ground and is used especially for insertion, edging, and trimming

Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Irish crochet was in 1853

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“Irish crochet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Irish%20crochet. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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