pillow lace

noun

Definition of pillow lace

: lace made with a bobbin

First Known Use of pillow lace

1815, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pillow lace

from its being worked over a pillow on which the pattern is marked

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“Pillow lace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pillow%20lace. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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