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Valenciennes

  1. A town in the region of Nord, in the north-east of France

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Valenciennes (uncountable)

  1. A fine bobbin lace having the design made with the ground and of the same thread.
    • 1870, The Ladies' Treasury and Treasury of Literature (page 93)
      For morning fetes is worn with this dress a small white muslin paletot, without sleeves, split up the back, trimmed with two gauffred frills, edged with Valenciennes, and a narrow puffing, lined with satin ribbon.