Origin of embroider
OTHER WORDS FROM embroiderem·broi·der·er, nouno·ver·em·broi·der, verb (used with object)un·em·broi·dered, adjective
How to use embroider in a sentence
The effort is led by Daphrose Mukarutamu, a statuesque figure in a red embroidered dress and short, sweeping hairdo.
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
He hung rare masks from Papua New Guinea above embroidered Peruvian pillows, and somehow the combination made sense.
In the photo, Sherman stands, dressed in an elaborate embroidered velvet frock coat and vest from the late eighteenth century.
A leather swordbelt, gold-embroidered at the edges, carried a long steel-halted rapier in a leather scabbard chaped with steel.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
She had herself embroidered them to look like a pair worn by the rich lady whose husband owned the plantation.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Here it seems to mean a gold-embroidered band, worn as a chaplet.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
His tobacco pouch, which he laid upon the table, was a fantastic embroidered silk affair, evidently the handiwork of a woman.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Violet embroidered two beautiful eyes in black and white, and a jet black nose-tip.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner