Definition of


  1. (noun, act) the act or art of making handmade lace
  2. (noun, artifact) needlework consisting of handmade lace made by looping and knotting a single thread on a small shuttle

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Tatting

lace making

Alternate forms of Tatting

Derivations: tat

Hypernyms: handicraft, needlecraft, needlework

Origin of the word Tatting

  1. "making of knotted lace," 1842, of uncertain origin. In Fr., frivolit?. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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