needlecraft

[ need-l-kraft, -krahft ]
/ ˈnid lˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft /
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noun

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Origin of needlecraft

First recorded in 1350–1400, needlecraft is from Middle English nedle craft. See needle, craft
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British Dictionary definitions for needlecraft

needlecraft
/ (ˈniːdəlˌkrɑːft) /

noun

the art or practice of needlework
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