smocking

noun
smock·​ing | \ˈsmä-kiŋ \

Definition of smocking 

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

First Known Use of smocking

1888, in the meaning defined above

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smocking

noun

English Language Learners Definition of smocking

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

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