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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Embroidery done with loosely twisted worsted yarn.

Usage examples (24)
  • Sampler making was a home rather than a school taught industry, going down from mother to daughter along with darning and other processes of the needle, and having no relation,...
  • I can embroider beautiful needlepoint and crewelwork stitches, but that kind of thing doesn't earn any money.
  • Momma had taught me to do some needlepoint stitches, and also crewelwork on my first birthday in that locked room.
  • Standing on my toes and moving slowly toward the back of the house, I saw rooms festooned with crewelwork wall hangings and hunting prints. for more
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