schiffli

noun
schiff·​li | \ ˈshiflē \
plural -s

Definition of schiffli

: a complex power machine for working embroidery designs and lace patterns on textiles schiffli embroidery

History and Etymology for schiffli

German dialect (Swiss), literally, small ship, diminutive of German schiff ship, from Old High German skif; probably from the shape of its shuttles

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“Schiffli.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schiffli. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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