bourdon lace

noun bour·don lace \"-\

Definition of bourdon lace

  1. :  a net lace with edge and pattern outlined by cording

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Origin and Etymology of 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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