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cutwork

cut·work

 (kŭt′wûrk′)
n.
Openwork embroidery in which the ground fabric is cut away from the design.

cutwork

(ˈkʌtˌwɜːk)
n
(Knitting & Sewing) openwork embroidery in which the pattern is cut away from the background

cut•work

(ˈkʌtˌwɜrk)

n.
1. embroidery in which parts of the ground fabric are cut out within the design.
2. fretwork formed by perforation or cut in low relief.
[1425–75]
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Noun1.cutwork - embroidery in which the design is outlined in a buttonhole stitch and the intervening material is cut awaycutwork - embroidery in which the design is outlined in a buttonhole stitch and the intervening material is cut away
fancywork, embroidery - decorative needlework
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