Definition of torchon lace in English:

torchon lace

Syllabification: tor·chon lace
Pronunciation: /ˈtôrSHän ˌlās
 
/

noun

  • Coarse bobbin lace with geometric designs.

Origin

mid 19th century: from French, literally 'duster, dishcloth', from torcher 'to wipe'.

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