Definition of torchon in English:

torchon

Line breaks: tor|chon
Pronunciation: /ˈtɔːʃ(ə)n
 
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(also torchon lace)

noun

[mass noun]
Coarse bobbin lace with geometrical designs.

Origin

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

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