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fancywork

[ fan-see-wurk ]
/ ˈfæn siˌwɜrk /
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noun

ornamental needlework.

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Origin of fancywork

First recorded in 1800–10; fancy + work
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British Dictionary definitions for fancywork

fancywork
/ (ˈfænsɪˌwɜːk) /

noun

any ornamental needlework, such as embroidery or crochet
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