Mechlin Mech"lin, n. A kind of lace made at, or originating in, Mechlin, in Belgium. [1913 Webster]

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  • Mechlin — Mechlin1 [mek′lin] n. a fine lace made in Mechelen, with the design clearly outlined by a heavier thread: also Mechlin lace Mechlin2 [mek′lin] Eng. name for MECHELEN …   English World dictionary

  • Mechlin — • Archdiocese comprising the two Belgian provinces of Antwerp and Brabant Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Mechlin — [ mɛklɪn] (also Mechlin lace) noun lace made at Mechelen (formerly known as Mechlin) in Belgium, characterized by patterns outlined in heavier thread …   English new terms dictionary

  • mechlin — n. (in full Mechlin lace) lace made at Mechlin (now Mechelen or Malines) in Belgium …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mechlin — I. noun Etymology: Mechlin, Belgium Date: 1701 a delicate bobbin lace used for dresses and millinery II. geographical name or Flemish Mechelen or French Malines commune N Belgium population 75,700 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mechlin — /mek lin/, n. 1. French, Malines. Flemish, Mechelen /mekh euh leuhn/. a city in N Belgium. 64,638. 2. See Mechlin lace. * * * …   Universalium

  • mechlin — n. type of expensive delicate lace which originated in the city of Mechlin in Belgium …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Mechlin — Mech•lin [[t]ˈmɛk lɪn[/t]] n. 1) geg fr., Malines flem., Mech•e•len [[t]ˈmɛx ə lən[/t]] a city in N Belgium. 75,718. 2) clo Mechlin lace …   From formal English to slang

  • MECHLIN —    See MALINES …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • mechlin — mech·lin …   English syllables

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