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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A project (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a thin piece of pointed metal; A creation created or assembled by sewing thread.

Usage examples (36)
  • The embroidery done by the students of needlework class was extraordinary.
  • "But needlework is not a fashionable accomplishment, my dear."
  • She could play upon the harp and paint in water-colours, and her needlework was a picture, but not half so pretty a picture as her face.
  • Valance of Venice gold in needlework, for more
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