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 (pē′kō, pē-kō′)
A small embroidered loop used in a series to form an ornamental edging on lace or fabric.
tr.v. pi·coted (-kōd), pi·cot·ing (-kō-ĭng), pi·cots (-kōz)
To trim with picots.

[French, from Old French, from pic, point, from piquer, to prick; see pique.]


(Knitting & Sewing) any of a pattern of small loops, as on lace
[C19: from French: small point, from pic point]


(ˈpi koʊ)

n., v. -coted (-koʊd) -cot•ing (-koʊ ɪŋ) n.
1. one of a number of small decorative loops worked or attached along the edge of fabric, lace, ribbon, etc.
2. to make picots; do picot work.
[1880–85; < French: a purl, literally, a splinter, diminutive of pic prick < Germanic; compare pike2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.picot - an edging of small loops, as on lace or ribbon
embroidery stitch, sewing stitch - a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
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