point turc

noun \(ˈ)pwaⁿ¦tərk\
variants: or

point turque

\(ˈ)pwaⁿ¦tərk\

Definition of point turc

plural

points turc

or

points turque

  1. :  an embroidery stitch done with very fine thread and a coarse needle which in passing through the fabric leaves a hole after the thread is drawn tight to resemble hemstitching and used especially on curved lines (as in appliqué) where no threads can be drawn

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Origin and Etymology of point turc

French point turc, literally, Turkish lace


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