gros point

noun
\ ˈgrōˌpȯint \
plural gros points

Definition of gros point

2a : canvas work made with large tent stitches each of which crosses two vertical and two horizontal threads
b : a stitch used in making such canvas work — compare petit point

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History and Etymology for gros point

French, literally, large point

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“Gros point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gros%20point. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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