smocking

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noun smock·ing \ˈsmä-kiŋ\

Definition of smocking

  1. :  a decorative embroidery or shirring made by gathering cloth in regularly spaced round tucks

1888

First Known Use of smocking

1888


SMOCKING Defined for English Language Learners

smocking

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noun smock·ing \ˈsmä-kiŋ\

Definition of smocking for English Language Learners

  • : a type of decoration for clothing that is made of many small folds that are sewn into place

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