Guipure definition

gĭ-po͝or, -pyo͝or
A coarse large-patterned lace without a net background.
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Lace without any ground mesh, having the patterns held together by connecting threads.
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A kind of gimp fabric.
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A kind of lace.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
guipure
Plural:
guipures

Origin of guipure

  • French from Old French from guiper to cover with silk of Germanic origin weip- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French guipure, from guiper ‘to cover with silk’.

    From Wiktionary