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drawn work

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drawnwork

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(Knitting & Sewing) ornamental needlework done by drawing threads out of the fabric and using the remaining threads to form lacelike patterns. Also called: drawn-thread work

drawn′ work`

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n.
embroidery done by removing some threads from a fabric and stitching around the open areas in various designs. Also called drawn′ thread′work (ˈθrɛdˌwɜrk)
[1585–95]
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