Definition of Bobbinet

1. n. A kind of cotton lace which is wrought by machines, and not by hand.



Definition of Bobbinet

1. Noun. A net fabric, with hexagonal mesh, woven by machine ¹

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Definition of Bobbinet

1. a machine-made net [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bobbinet

bobas
bobaunce
bobbared
bobbaring
bobbars
bobbasheely
bobber
bobberies
bobbers
bobbery
bobbies
bobbin
bobbin lace
bobbinet (current term)
bobbinets
bobbing
bobbings
bobbinless
bobbinlike
bobbinwork
bobbish
bobbitted
bobbitting
bobbitts
bobble
bobble hat

Literary usage of Bobbinet

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1. Arts and artisans at home and abroad: with sketches of the progress of by Jelinger Cookson Symons (1839)
"... silks—Prices of muslins at St Quentin—bobbinet trade—Prices of cotton at Havre—Economy of cotton factories in Belgium—Linen trade—Cloth trade. Fra/nce. ..."

2. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1881)
"Miss bobbinet-Tompkins 'as left the school-room,' she added; ... Your duties will not begin till to-morrow,' said Mrs. bobbinet- Tompkins, considerately. ..."

3. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1881)
"Miss bobbinet-Tompkins 'as left the school-room,' she added; ... Your duties will not begin till to-morrow,' said Mrs. bobbinet- Tompkins, considerately. ..."

4. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Sky-blue bobbinet scarf, worked with silver and silk. ... Pair of crimson bobbinet scarves, worked with silk. ..."

5. Tariff Schedules: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of by Oscar Wilder Underwood (1913)
"As you may notice, there are some laces there made on bobbinet, ... None of this bobbinet machinery is made in the United States at all, is it ? ..."

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