Pronunciation: (gi-pyoor'; Fr. gē-pyr'), [key]
—pl. -puresPronunciation: (-pyoorz'; Fr. -pyr'). [key]
1. any of various laces, often heavy, made of linen, silk, etc., with the pattern connected by brides rather than by a net ground.
2. any of various laces or trimmings formerly in use, made with cords or heavy threads, metal, etc.
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