Mechlin

noun
Mech·​lin | \ ˈme-klən How to pronounce Mechlin (audio) \

Definition of Mechlin

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a delicate bobbin lace used for dresses and millinery

Mechlin

geographical name
Mech·​lin | \ ˈme-klən How to pronounce Mechlin (audio) \
variants: or Flemish Mechelen \ ˈmā-​ḵə-​lə(n) How to pronounce Mechelen (audio) \ or French Malines \ mä-​ˈlēn How to pronounce Malines (audio) \

Definition of Mechlin (Entry 2 of 2)

commune in Flanders, northern Belgium population 83,000

First Known Use of Mechlin

Noun

1689, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mechlin

Noun

Mechlin, Belgium

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“Mechlin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mechlin. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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