Teneriffe lace

Ten·​er·​iffe lace | \ ˈtenəˌrif-, -rēf- \

Definition of Teneriffe lace

: a handmade or machine-made lace with spider-web designs that is used for insertion and edging

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History and Etymology for Teneriffe lace

from Teneriffe, Tenerife, one of the Canary islands

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“Teneriffe lace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Teneriffe%20lace. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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