rope stitch


noun

(in embroidery) a stitch formed from the entwining of stitches.

Nearby words

  1. ropable,
  2. rope,
  3. rope dancer,
  4. rope in,
  5. rope socket,
  6. rope tow,
  7. rope yarn,
  8. rope's end,
  9. rope-a-dope,
  10. ropeable

Origin of rope stitch

First recorded in 1875–80

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