bobbinwork
Purfile Pur"file, n. [See {Purfle}.] A sort of ancient trimming of tinsel and thread for women's gowns; -- called also {bobbinwork}. [Obs.] --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bobbinwork — Bob bin*work , n. Work woven with bobbins. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Purfile — Pur file, n. [See {Purfle}.] A sort of ancient trimming of tinsel and thread for women s gowns; called also {bobbinwork}. [Obs.] Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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