French, wide-meshed net, lozenge voided, macle, from Old French, mesh, lozenge voided, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German masca mesh — more at mesh
1798, in the meaning defined at sense 1
“Macle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macle. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.
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