Torchon-lace meaning

tôrshŏn
Lace made of coarse linen or cotton thread twisted in simple geometric patterns.
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A strong bobbin lace made of coarse linen or cotton thread in simple, open, geometric patterns.
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An imitation of this made by machine.
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Origin of torchon-lace

  • French torchon duster from Old French from torche twisted straw, torch torch

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