cutwork

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noun cut·work \ˈkət-ˌwərk\

Definition of cutwork

  1. :  embroidery usually on linen in which a design is outlined in buttonhole stitch and the enclosed material cut away

15th Century

First Known Use of cutwork

15th century


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