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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A kind of needlework done to decorated cloth.

Usage examples (32)
  • A revolution is not a dinner party . . . or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely.
  • A wall-hanging about 19 2/3 feet square, executed in gobelin embroidery, is unique and beautiful.
  • If you will visit antique stores, you will see that a lot of this crochet and embroidery is now surfacing from estate sales.
  • He said he was sorry to see you looked pale yesterday when he was asking you; and he was afraid that embroidery is not good for you. for more
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