honiton


honiton
\\ˈhänə̇tən, ˈhən-\ noun or honiton lace
Usage: usually capitalized H
Etymology: from Honiton, municipal borough in Devonshire, England
: any of various laces made originally at Honiton, England; especially : a bobbin lace with designs of foliage, figures, or flowers, joined by brides or appliquéd to machine-made net

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  • Honiton — (spr. Honit n), Marktflecken am Otter in der englischen Grafschaft Devonshire; man fertigt Spitzen; 3400 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Honiton — Honiton, Stadt (municipal borough) im östlichen Devonshire (England), im fruchtbaren Tal des Otter, mit Lateinschule, Klöppelschule und (1901) 3271 Einw., berühmt durch die nach ihr genannten geklöppelten Spitzen (H. Lace) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Honiton — (spr. hönnĭt n), Stadt in der engl. Grafsch. Devon, am Otter, (1901) 3271 E.; Spitzenfabrikation …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Honiton — infobox UK place country = England latitude = 50.797475 longitude = 3.184954 official name = Honiton population = 11,200 (2001) shire district = East Devon shire county = Devon region = South West England post town = HONITON postcode district… …   Wikipedia

  • Honiton — 50.798611111111 3.1922222222222 Koordinaten: 50° 48′ N, 3° 12′ W …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Honiton — 50° 47′ 51″ N 3° 11′ 06″ W / 50.797475, 3.184954 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Honiton — Original name in latin Honiton Name in other language Honiton State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 50.7996 latitude 3.18899 altitude 113 Population 11463 Date 2011 03 03 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • HONITON —    (3), an ancient market town of Devonshire, close to the Otter, 17 m. NE. of Exeter; is famed for its pillow lace, an industry introduced by some Flemish refugees in the 16th century …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • honiton — hon·i·ton …   English syllables

  • Honiton (UK Parliament constituency) — Honiton was a parliamentary constituency centred on the town of Honiton in east Devon, formerly represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It sent members intermittently from 1300, consistently from 1640. It… …   Wikipedia