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broderie anglaise

or broderie Anglaise

[broh-duh-ree ahng-gleyz, -glez; French brawduh-ree ahn-glez] /ˌbroʊ dəˈri ɑŋˈgleɪz, -ˈglɛz; French brɔdə ri ɑ̃ˈglɛz/
noun
1.
fine white needlework done on fine cloth, typically on eyelet.
Also called Madeira embroidery.
Origin of broderie anglaise
1850-1855
1850-55; < French: literally, English embroidery
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British Dictionary definitions for broderie anglaise

broderie anglaise

/ˌbrəʊdəriː ɑːŋˈɡlɛz/
noun
1.
open embroidery on white cotton, fine linen, etc
Word Origin
C19: French: English embroidery
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