Definition of lacework in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈleɪswəːk/


[mass noun]
1Fabric or decorative items made of lace: beautiful intricate lacework [as modifier]: figurative the lacework shadow of the bridge
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  • Artisans from the East and West Godavari districts have displayed an array of crochet lacework, including dress materials for children and women.
1.1The process of making lace.
Example sentences
  • Neil Dawson's sculptures are always stunning: light and delicate three-dimensional drawings in air, shadow and metal, occupying a space between engineering, lacework, pop art and post-minimalism.
  • She enjoyed knitting, crochet and lacework, which she put to use in making toys.

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