Definitions of embroidery

  1. decorative needlework Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Diversified ornaments, especially by contrasted figures and colors; variegated decoration. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Ornamental work of gold, silver, silk, etc., done with the needle. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Ornamental needle-work. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. The art of embroidery; work in gold, silver, silk, or other thread, formed by the needle on cloth-stuffs, and muslin, into various figures; variegation or diversity of figures and colours; artificial ornaments. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. Ornamental needle-work; the art of embroidering; the productions of embroidery. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for embroidery

  1. Chinese girls are always shut up, and employed in sewing and embroidery and parents arrange marriages without the couple having even seen each other. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. But I submit that this is only a fancy which can best be left to church embroidery and stained windows; it is unworthy of any serious notice. – Creation and Its Records by B.H. Baden-Powell