point lace

point lace
noun Date: 1672 needlepoint 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Point lace — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • point lace — point′ lace n. tex lace made with a needle rather than with bobbins; needlepoint lace • Etymology: 1655–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • point lace — n. needlepoint lace …   English World dictionary

  • point-lace — pointˈ lace noun see n above. • • • Main Entry: ↑point …   Useful english dictionary

  • Point-lace — (engl., spr. peunt lehß), genähte Spitze, Bändchenspitze …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • point lace — point laced, adj. lace made with a needle rather than with bobbins; needlepoint. [1655 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • point lace — /ˈpɔɪnt leɪs/ (say poynt lays) noun lace made with a needle rather than with bobbins; needle point …   Australian English dictionary

  • point lace — noun lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern • Syn: ↑needlepoint • Hypernyms: ↑lace …   Useful english dictionary

  • point lace — noun lace made with a needle on a parchment pattern …   English new terms dictionary

  • Bucks point lace — Bucks point is a bobbin lace from the East Midlands in England. Bucks is short for Buckinghamshire, which was the main center of production. The lace was also made in the nearby counties of Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire.cite… …   Wikipedia

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