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Originally appearing in Volume V27, Page 368 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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TULLE, a term restricted in England to a fine bobbin-net of silk, used for veils, scarves, millinery purposes, and trimmings of ladies' dresses, &c. The French used the word to mean all machine-made lace the basis of which is the intertwisted net-work made on the bobbin-net machine. The word is derived from the town of Tulle in France.
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JOHN TULLOCH (1823–1886)

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