Definition of “cross-stitch” - English Dictionary

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“cross-stitch” in English

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cross-stitchnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈkrɒs.stɪtʃ/ us /ˈkrɑːs.stɪtʃ/

Examples from literature

  • Marking can be anything from a simple cross-stitch initial to an elaborately worked monogram. 
  • She began to work in cross-stitch upon a wreath of tulips and roses. 
  • She could do plain sewing and overcast, cross-stitch and hem-stitch. 
  • The rug, done in cross-stitch, black ground and design colours, was discovered in a forgotten corner of a shop, its condition so dingy from the dust of ages that only an expert would have recognised its possibilities. 

(Definition of “cross-stitch” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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