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Related to broidery: Broderie Anglaise
tr.v. broi·dered, broi·der·ing, broi·ders Archaic
To ornament with needlework; embroider.
[Alteration (influenced by Middle English broiden, braided) of Middle English brouderen, from Old French brosder, brouder; see embroider.]
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1. (Knitting & Sewing) a piece of embroidery
2. (Knitting & Sewing) the art of embroidery
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