Meaning of schiffli


Pronunciation: (shif'lē), [key]
— n.
  1. a large, loomlike machine for embroidering textiles and working patterns in lace.
  2. the delicate work produced by such a machine, used on clothing, as lingerie and millinery, on furniture coverings, etc.
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