stump work

noun

Definition of stump work

: embroidery with intricate padded designs or scenes in high relief popular especially in the 17th century

First Known Use of stump work

1904, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stump work was in 1904

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“Stump work.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stump%20work. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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