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gros point(ˈɡrəʊ ˈpɔɪnt; French ɡro pwɛ̃)
1. (Knitting & Sewing) a needlepoint stitch covering two horizontal and two vertical threads
2. (Knitting & Sewing) work done in this stitch
[C20: from Old French: large point]
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gros point(ˈgroʊ ˌpɔɪnt)
n., pl. gros points.
1. a large stitch used in embroidery.
2. a type of point lace with raised work and large designs.
[1860–65; < French: large point]
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|Noun||1.||gros point - a needlepoint stitch covering two horizontal and two vertical threads|
|2.||gros point - needlepoint embroidery done with large stitches|
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