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cross-stitch

(krôs′stĭch′, krŏs′-)
n.
1. A double stitch forming an X in sewing and embroidery.
2. Needlework made with X-shaped stitches.
v. cross-stitched, cross-stitch·ing, cross-stitch·es
v.tr.
To make or embroider with X-shaped stitches.
v.intr.
To work in the fashion of X-shaped stitches.
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cross-stitch

n
1. (Knitting & Sewing) an embroidery stitch made by two stitches forming a cross
2. (Knitting & Sewing) embroidery worked with this stitch
vb
(Knitting & Sewing) to embroider (a piece of needlework) with cross-stitch
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cross′-stitch`



n.
1. a stitch in which pairs of diagonal stitches of the same length cross each other in the middle to form an X.
2. embroidery or needlepoint done with this stitch.
v.t., v.i.
3. to work in cross-stitch.
[1700–10]
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cross-stitch


Past participle: cross-stitched
Gerund: cross-stitching

Imperative
cross-stitch
cross-stitch
Present
I cross-stitch
you cross-stitch
he/she/it cross-stitches
we cross-stitch
you cross-stitch
they cross-stitch
Preterite
I cross-stitched
you cross-stitched
he/she/it cross-stitched
we cross-stitched
you cross-stitched
they cross-stitched
Present Continuous
I am cross-stitching
you are cross-stitching
he/she/it is cross-stitching
we are cross-stitching
you are cross-stitching
they are cross-stitching
Present Perfect
I have cross-stitched
you have cross-stitched
he/she/it has cross-stitched
we have cross-stitched
you have cross-stitched
they have cross-stitched
Past Continuous
I was cross-stitching
you were cross-stitching
he/she/it was cross-stitching
we were cross-stitching
you were cross-stitching
they were cross-stitching
Past Perfect
I had cross-stitched
you had cross-stitched
he/she/it had cross-stitched
we had cross-stitched
you had cross-stitched
they had cross-stitched
Future
I will cross-stitch
you will cross-stitch
he/she/it will cross-stitch
we will cross-stitch
you will cross-stitch
they will cross-stitch
Future Perfect
I will have cross-stitched
you will have cross-stitched
he/she/it will have cross-stitched
we will have cross-stitched
you will have cross-stitched
they will have cross-stitched
Future Continuous
I will be cross-stitching
you will be cross-stitching
he/she/it will be cross-stitching
we will be cross-stitching
you will be cross-stitching
they will be cross-stitching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cross-stitching
you have been cross-stitching
he/she/it has been cross-stitching
we have been cross-stitching
you have been cross-stitching
they have been cross-stitching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cross-stitching
you will have been cross-stitching
he/she/it will have been cross-stitching
we will have been cross-stitching
you will have been cross-stitching
they will have been cross-stitching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cross-stitching
you had been cross-stitching
he/she/it had been cross-stitching
we had been cross-stitching
you had been cross-stitching
they had been cross-stitching
Conditional
I would cross-stitch
you would cross-stitch
he/she/it would cross-stitch
we would cross-stitch
you would cross-stitch
they would cross-stitch
Past Conditional
I would have cross-stitched
you would have cross-stitched
he/she/it would have cross-stitched
we would have cross-stitched
you would have cross-stitched
they would have cross-stitched
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cross-stitch - two stitches forming a cross or Xcross-stitch - two stitches forming a cross or X  
half cross stitch - a single cross stitch at a diagonal
embroidery stitch, sewing stitch - a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
2.cross-stitch - embroidery done with pairs of stitches that cross each other
fancywork, embroidery - decorative needlework
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Translations

cross-stitch

[ˈkrɒsstɪtʃ]
A. Npunto m de cruz
B. VTcoser en punto de cruz
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