Definition of Chantilly lace in English:

Chantilly lace

Line breaks: Chan|tilly lace

noun

[mass noun]
  • A delicate kind of bobbin lace.
    More example sentences
    • The stand-out pieces here were her beautifully tailored tweed jackets, which were often paired with dressy tulle, Chantilly lace and organza skirts.
    • The bride wore a gown of satin and Chantilly lace.
    • For the more daring there were tight semi-transparent Chantilly lace shirts which left little to the imagination.

Origin

mid 19th century: named after Chantilly (see Chantilly cream).

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