bourdon lace

bour·​don lace | \ "- \

Definition of bourdon lace

: a net lace with edge and pattern outlined by cording

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History and Etymology for bourdon lace

French bourdon cord edging on lace, staff of a fish net, pilgrim's staff, from Late Latin burdon-, burdo hinny, from Latin burdus

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“Bourdon lace.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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