[ pet-ee ]
/ ˈpɛt i /
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Origin of petit point
1880–85; <French: literally, small stitch
Words nearby petit point
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Example sentences from the Web for petit point
Petit-point, damask, velvet, and chintz were all used for upholstery and hangings.Furnishing the Home of Good Taste|Lucy Abbot Throop
British Dictionary definitions for petit point
/ (ˈpɛtɪ ˈpɔɪnt, French pəti pwɛ̃) /
Also called: tent stitch a small diagonal needlepoint stitch used for fine detail
work done with such stitches, esp fine tapestry
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Word Origin for petit point
French: small point
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