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  • 1 Arras lace —       bobbin lace made at Arras, Fr., from the 17th century onward and similar to that of Lille. Although Arras was known for its gold lace, its popularity rested on its exceptionally pure white lace, stronger than Lille but with similar floral… …

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  • 2 arras — ar•ras [[t]ˈær əs[/t]] n. 1) tex a rich tapestry 2) tex a wall hanging, as a tapestry or similar object 3) tex a sturdy bobbin lace with a simple pattern • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME, after Arras, city in N France ar′rased, adj …

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  • 4 textile — /teks tuyl, til/, n. 1. any cloth or goods produced by weaving, knitting, or felting. 2. a material, as a fiber or yarn, used in or suitable for weaving: Glass can be used as a textile. adj. 3. woven or capable of being woven: textile fabrics. 4 …

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  • 5 lacer — [ lase ] v. tr. <conjug. : 3> • XIIIe; lacier 1080; lat. laqueare 1 ♦ Attacher (deux choses, deux éléments d une chose) avec un lacet. ⇒ attacher, lier. Lacer ses souliers. Pronom. (Pass.) Corselet qui se lace par devant; lacé devant. 2 ♦… …

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  • 8 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 9 Orris — Or ris, n. 1. [Contr. from orfrays, or from arras.] A sort of gold or silver lace. Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. A peculiar pattern in which gold lace or silver lace is worked; especially, one in which the edges are ornamented with conical figures… …

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