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smocking

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noun smock·ing \ˈsmä-kiŋ\

Simple Definition of smocking

  • : a type of decoration for clothing that is made of many small folds that are sewn into place

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of smocking

  1. :  a decorative embroidery or shirring made by gathering cloth in regularly spaced round tucks

1888

First Known Use of smocking

1888

Rhymes with smocking


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