gros point

[groh point]

noun, plural gros points.

a large stitch used in embroidery.Compare petit point(def 1), tent stitch.
Venetian point lace with raised work and large designs.

Origin of gros point

1860–65; < French: large point Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for gros point

gros point


a needlepoint stitch covering two horizontal and two vertical threads
work done in this stitch
Compare petit point

Word Origin for gros point

C20: from Old French: large point
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