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drawn work

noun
1.
ornamental work done by drawing threads from a fabric, the remaining portions usually being formed into lacelike patterns by needlework.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95
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British Dictionary definitions for drawn work

drawn work

noun
1.
ornamental needlework done by drawing threads out of the fabric and using the remaining threads to form lacelike patterns Also called drawn-thread work
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