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Meaning of CUTWORK

Pronunciation:  'kut`wurk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  embroidery in which the design is outlined in a buttonhole stitch and the intervening material is cut away
 

CUTWORK is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: embroidery, fancywork

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cut"work`\ (k[u^]t"w[^u]rk`), n. (Fine Arts)
An ancient term for embroidery, esp. applied to the earliest
form of lace, or to that early embroidery on linen and the
like, from which the manufacture of lace was developed.

 

 

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