One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Lace fabric and other items made of lace viewed collectively.‘beautiful intricate lacework’as modifier figurative ‘the lacework shadow of the bridge’
openwork, tatting, netting, net, tulle, meshwork, mesh, webbingView synonyms
- ‘Artisans from the East and West Godavari districts have displayed an array of crochet lacework, including dress materials for children and women.’
- 1.1 The process of making lace.
netting, net, network, tracery, reticulationView synonyms
- ‘She enjoyed knitting, crochet and lacework, which she put to use in making toys.’
- ‘Neil Dawson's sculptures are always stunning: light and delicate three-dimensional drawings in air, shadow and metal, occupying a space between engineering, lacework, pop art and post-minimalism.’
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