point lace

noun

Examples of point lace in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 1902, the Globe ran a recipe for the club sandwich in the Housekeepers’ Department, alongside instructions for tatting point lace. Devra First, BostonGlobe.com, 11 June 2018 The gown consisted of 50 yards of fabric and was accented with an heirloom rose point lace veil. Alexandra MacOn, Vogue, 12 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1672, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of point lace was in 1672

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“Point lace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/point%20lace. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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