torchon lacetor·chon lace
- a strong bobbin lace made of coarse linen or cotton thread in simple, open, geometric patterns
- an imitation of this made by machine
Origin of torchon laceFrench torchon, dishcloth, duster ; from Old French torche: see torch
Lace made of coarse linen or cotton thread twisted in simple geometric patterns.
Origin of torchon laceFrench torchon, duster, from Old French, from torche, twisted straw, torch; see torch.