Definition of torchon lace in English:

torchon lace

noun

  • Coarse bobbin lace with geometric designs.

Pronunciation

torchon lace

/ˈtôrSHän ˌlās/ /ˈtɔrʃɑn ˌleɪs/

Origin

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