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smocking

smock·ing

 (smŏk′ĭng)
n.
Needlework decoration of small, regularly spaced gathers stitched into a honeycomb pattern.
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smocking

(ˈsmɒkɪŋ)
n
(Knitting & Sewing) ornamental needlework used to gather and stitch material in a honeycomb pattern so that the part below the gathers hangs in even folds
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smocking - embroidery consisting of ornamental needlework on a garment that is made by gathering the cloth tightly in stitchessmocking - embroidery consisting of ornamental needlework on a garment that is made by gathering the cloth tightly in stitches
fancywork, embroidery - decorative needlework
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Translations

smocking

[ˈsmɒkɪŋ] Nadorno m de frunces
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

smocking

[ˈsmɒkɪŋ] nsmocks mpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

smocking

nSmokarbeit f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

smocking

[ˈsmɒkɪŋ] nricamo a nido d'ape
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Avenel previously opened up about her brand and said that it all started in 2012 when she discovered a passion for smocking.
He said his ministry has also launched a campaign at the level of the living quarters known as the women for health, with the aim of spreading health awareness and advocacy against smocking, snuffing, and other harmful practices.
The toys, bibs, quilts, clothes, and of course, booties, all have a modem, contemporary look-no lace or smocking to be seen.
My particular focus was English smocking. I was a novice seamstress, and Kelley was three years old before I managed, using a Grace Knott pattern, to finish smocking and constructing a wearable garment.