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stitchery

[stich-uh-ree]
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noun
  1. needlework.

Origin of stitchery

First recorded in 1600–10; stitch + -ery
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Examples from the Web for stitchery

Historical Examples

  • As well might the needlewoman go to the glazier to design her stitchery.

    Windows, A Book About Stained & Painted Glass

    Lewis F. Day

  • She glanced up at his angry face and went on with her stitchery in silence.

    A Pilgrim Maid

    Marion Ames Taggart

  • There is a great survival of this stitchery in Italy amongst the peasantry.

    Needlework As Art

    Marian Alford

  • The details of the stitchery will be found on the following plates.

    Jacobean Embroidery</p>

    Ada Wentworth Fitzwilliam and A. F. Morris Hands

  • The opposite selvages have hanging threads, remnants of the stitchery which originally seamed two breadths together.


British Dictionary definitions for stitchery

stitchery

noun
  1. needlework, esp modern embroidery
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