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fancywork

[fan-see-wurk] /ˈfæn siˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
ornamental needlework.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; fancy + work
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fancywork

/ˈfænsɪˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
any ornamental needlework, such as embroidery or crochet
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