Definition of Silver-lace

1. Noun. Shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silver-lace

silvae
silvan
silvanite
silvans
silvas
silvate
silvates
silvatic
silver
silver-ammoniacal silver stain
silver-bell tree
silver-bush
silver-fork deformity
silver-fork fracture
silver-grey
silver-lace (current term)
silver-leaved nettle
silver-leaved nightshade
silver-leaved poplar
silver-plate
silver-plated
silver-tin alloy
silver-tip
silver-tongue
silver-tongued
silver-worker
silver age
silver ages
silver ash
silver ball

Literary usage of Silver-lace

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Venice: Its Individual Growth from the Earliest Beginnings to the Fall of by Pompeo Molmenti (1908)
"... in silver lace— Pale blue robe with tassels and little silver — Robe of black velvet — Robe of black, watered silk —Robe woven in stripes and patterns ..."

2. A Cyclopaedia of Costume Or Dictionary of Dress, Including Notices of by James Robinson Planché (1876)
"There can be no doubt about the nature of this decoration, and from that period gold and silver lace, described as parchment and ..."

3. The Psychology of Dress by Frank Alvah Parsons (1920)
"Cloaks of camelot embroidered in gold; with silver lace. ... Others of light cloth of silver, of silver lace, embroidered in blue flowers. ..."

4. The Connoisseur by Town, Bonnell Thornton, George Colman (1904)
"Gold and silver lace was also made at Barcelona, and at Talavera || (where was also a manufacture of gold and silver cloth), de la Reyna, Valencia, ..."

5. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1855)
"... and short petticoat, laced with silver lace so basely that I could not endure to see her, and with laced lining, which is too soon, so that I was horrid ..."

6. The Lace Book by N. Hudson Moore (1905)
"Among them was a suit with "open silver lace," " a scarlet coat and breeches trimmed with gold lace," and many lace.trimmed shirts. ..."

7. Two Centuries of Costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX by Alice Morse Earle (1903)
"The suit was of dove-colored silk brocade trimmed with scarlet and silver lace and ribbons. The ten yards of brocade for this beautiful suit cost The ..."

8. Two Centuries of Costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX by Alice Morse Earle (1903)
"The suit was of dove-colored silk brocade trimmed with scarlet and silver lace and ribbons. The ten yards of brocade for this beautiful suit cost The ..."

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