Definition of torchon lace in English:

torchon lace

Pronunciation /ˈtôrSHän ˌlās/ /ˈtɔrʃɑn ˌleɪs/

noun

  • Coarse bobbin lace with geometric designs.

Origin

Mid 19th century from French, literally ‘duster, dishcloth’, from torcher ‘to wipe’.