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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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And immigrant parents in Canada tend to have higher levels of educational attainment than Canadian-born parents," said the report by researcher Garnett Picot for the department's research and evaluation unit.
Map showing how Sykes and Picot divided the Middle East.
Otro acronimo relacionado con la pregunta, que ayuda a verificar componentes claves y nos ayuda a garantizar que esta sea de buena calidad, es la palabra picot, por las iniciales en ingles de cada uno de sus componentes (2, 7-9):
On a different note, it was agreed during the conference that a number of foreign ministers of different countries would visit Lebanon in upcoming November to launch, in the company of senior representatives of different universities in the world, a joint initiative about green technology and to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Sykes Picot as a political support for Lebanon.
Il est le fruit du complot occidental visant a diviser la oumma, et negocie entre le Britannique Mark Sykes et le Francais Francois-Georges Picot au debut du XXe siecle.
The secret agreement negotiated by Sykes and Picot subsequently led to the formation of states that served the great European colonial powers' geopolitical interests, not the social, religious, and ethnic realities of the region.
This raises, in my view, the image of some secret meeting in the basement of one of the chancelleries of Europe, where a 21st century Sykes and Picot are sitting with maps and cartographers and trying to reconfigure the borders of the Middle East," Gold said.
After the war, Britain and France--the two major European powers at the time--divvied up the Ottoman Empire's spoils, based on the work of diplomats Sykes and Picot.
The section highlighting Picots includes 6 lacy, picot stitch patterns.
Diplomats Mark Sykes, representing Britain, and Georges Picot of France agreed to divide the hoped-for Ottoman spoils.
Position A picot edge in place and with yarn needle and B, whipstitch in place on WS.
LOS programas Picot, en uno de los cuales se dio a conocer la inigualable voz de Pedro Infante, cuya presencia radiofonica es tan relevante como lo es su filmografia.