cross-stitch

noun

1
: a needlework stitch that forms an X
2
: work having cross-stitch
cross-stitch verb

Word History

First Known Use

1640, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of cross-stitch was in 1640

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Cite this Entry

“Cross-stitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cross-stitch. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

cross-stitch

noun
ˈkrȯs-ˌ(s)tich
: a needlework stitch that forms an X
also : needlework having cross-stitches

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