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filet lace

fi·let lace
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fi-ley, fil-ey leys]
    • /fɪˈleɪ, ˈfɪl eɪ leɪs/
    • /ˈfɪl.eɪ leɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fi-ley, fil-ey leys]
    • /fɪˈleɪ, ˈfɪl eɪ leɪs/

Definition of filet lace words

  • noun filet lace a square mesh net or lace, originally knotted by hand but now copied by machine. 1

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Origin of filet lace

First appearance:

before 1905
One of the 15% newest English words
1905-10; < French filet net (Old French file something spun, past participle of filer; see file1) + -et -et

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Parts of speech for Filet lace

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

filet lace popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% 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.

filet lace usage trend in Literature

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