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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act or art of making handmade lace; Needlework consisting of handmade lace made by looping and knotting a single thread on a small shuttle.

Usage examples (37)
  • Fatima and I were not rich in tatting edges, and rejoiced when the conversation took another turn.
  • Any woman who had time for frivolit√©, as the Creoles called tatting, was busy working eyelets on linen.
  • There's a lot of posts about "tatting" and networking with other "tatters".
  • In every kind of tatting the knot that comes after the picot is independent of the loop. for more
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