Definition of bobbinet in English:


Syllabification: bob·bi·net
Pronunciation: /ˌbäbəˈnet


Machine-made cotton net (imitating lace made with bobbins on a pillow).
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  • Besides lace machines for making bobbinet, Ipswich's hand-powered lace shops also held several framework knitting machines.
  • These features make bobbinet ideal for many technical applications including; parachutes and military decoys.
  • All of the embroidered nettings featured here are cotton embroidery on cotton bobbinet unless otherwise noted.


mid 19th century: from bobbin + net1.

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