verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of embroider
Examples from the Web for embroidered
She dried the teacup with a worn mildewed hand towel, also embroidered with Lily of the Valley.Short Stories from The Daily Beast: Four Hundred Grand|Elliot Ackerman|July 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was wearing a strapless, pale yellow dress with embroidered flowers.Face It—We Rubes Will Never Live Like Gwyneth and Jennifer Aniston|Rachel Bertsche|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This embroidered silk panel was made in China sometime in the 17th century, apparently for export to the West.
Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli presented a collection of regal, embroidered gowns and folk iconography.
For evening, there were stunning sequined column dresses, and a few standout dresses printed with embroidered flowers.Marc Jacobs: Hot & Heavy for Spring 2014 at New York Fashion Week|Isabel Wilkinson|September 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some are embroidered in silk, in silver, or in gold; some are plain.The Soul of a People|H. Fielding
The Hostess, a large woman, is costumed in yellow satin, embroidered in spangles.
The ground at his feet was as a rich brocade, embroidered with every flower that is.Japanese Fairy Tales|Grace James
There would be delicious food, delicate wines, an abundant gleam of shining plate and crystal and embroidered linens.The Innocent Adventuress|Mary Hastings Bradley
Almost all wore gold or silver girdles, with embroidered pouches, and small daggers.Saint George for England|G. A. Henty
British Dictionary definitions for embroidered
Word Origin for embroider
Word Origin and History for embroidered
late 14c., from Anglo-French enbrouder, from en- "in" (see en- (1)) + broisder "embroider," from Frankish *brozdon, from Proto-Germanic *bruzdajanan. Spelling with -oi- is from c.1600, perhaps by influence of broiden, irregular alternative Middle English past participle of braid (v.). Related: Embroidered; embroidering.