maltese lace

maltese lace
noun
Usage: usually capitalized M
: a lace of Maltese origin:
a. : a fine bobbin lace of silk
b. : a guipure with geometric designs

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Maltese lace,
1. a pillow lace of silk or linen of the guipure kind.
2. a machine-made lace of coarse cotton thread.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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