One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An early form of needlepoint lace originally made in Venice; also used of the form of embroidery from which this developed.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Fanny Palliser (1805–1878), writer on art. From Italian punto in aria from punto + in in + aria air.
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