Definition of Torchon

1. Noun. A coarse, loose-textured bobbin lace ¹



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Definition of Torchon

1. a coarse lace [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Torchon

torches
torchier
torchiere
torchieres
torchiers
torchiest
torching
torchings
torchless
torchlight
torchlights
torchlike
torchman
torchmen
torchon (current term)
torchons
torchwood
torchwood family
torchwoods
torchwort
torchy
torcs
torcular
torcular herophili
torcularious
torculars
tordion
tordions
tore

Literary usage of Torchon

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

1. Pillow Lace, a Practical Hand-book by Elizabeth Mincoff, Margaret S. Marriage (1907)
"T~) USSI AN lace has salient characteristics and well- XV defined limitations ; not so torchon, which shades off into Maltese, into Cluny, and other laces ..."

2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Specimens of Machine-made torchon Lace, in the same manner as such lace is made on the pillow by hand. (Nottingham, 2oth century.) Figs. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Specimens of Machine-made torchon Lace, in the same manner as such lace is made on the pillow by hand. (Nottingham, 2oth century.) Figs. ..."

4. United States Reports, Supreme Court: Cases Argued and Adjudged in the by United States Supreme Court, William T. Otto (1903)
"The court left it to the jury to determine whether the torchon lace .imported by the plaintiffs was " thread lace," such as is meant and described in the ..."

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