cluny lace

Clu·ny lace
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kloo-nee leys]
    • /ˈklu ni leɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kloo-nee leys]
    • /ˈklu ni leɪs/

Definitions of cluny lace words

  • noun cluny lace a strong heavy silk and cotton bobbin lace made at Cluny or elsewhere 3
  • noun cluny lace a heavy bobbin lace with an open design, made of silk and cotton thread 3
  • noun cluny lace ivory-white bobbin lace made of strong linen or cotton thread. 1
  • noun cluny lace a machine lace, usually of cotton, copied from it. 1

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Origin of cluny lace

First appearance:

before 1870
One of the 26% newest English words
1870-75; named after Cluny, France

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Parts of speech for Cluny lace


cluny lace popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

cluny lace usage trend in Literature

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