Meaning of Brussels lace

Brus'sels lace'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a fine handmade lace in a floral pattern outlined with raised cordonnet, originally made in the area of Brussels.
  2. a modern machine-made net lace on which floral designs are appliquéd.
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