lace made by hand with bobbins of thread, the thread being twisted around pins stuck into a pattern placed on a pillow or pad.
lace made with bobbins rather than with needle and thread (needlepoint lace); pillow lace
turning of furniture legs, stretchers, etc., to resemble a continuous row of bobbins.
a repeated, jerky movement; bob. a momentary fumbling or juggling of a batted or thrown baseball. an error; mistake. a small ball of fabric usually used decoratively, as in a fringe or other trimming: a sweater with a line of bobbles up the sleeves. to juggle or fumble (a batted or thrown baseball) momentarily, usually […]
Gail, 1801–74, U.S. inventor: developed technique for condensing milk. Lizzie (Andrew) 1860–1927, defendant in U.S. 1893 trial: acquitted of ax murder of father and stepmother. Sir Robert Laird [laird] /lɛərd/ (Show IPA), 1854–1937, Canadian statesman: prime minister 1911–20. Contemporary Examples Would You Stay in Lizzie Borden’s Ax-Murder House? Nina Strochlic October 29, 2014 Fake It […]
Kay, 1903–1993, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and poet. Robert, 1627–91, English chemist and physicist. T. Coraghessan [kaw rag-uh-suh n] /kɔ ˈræg ə sən/ (Show IPA), born 1948, U.S. novelist and short-story writer. Contemporary Examples Behind the Gert Boyle Kidnap Attempt Winston Ross November 26, 2010 Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days […]