needle-point

needlepoint

[need-l-point]
noun
1.
embroidery upon canvas, usually with uniform spacing of stitches in a pattern.
adjective
2.
done or executed in needlepoint: a needlepoint cushion.
3.
noting a lace (needlepoint lace) in which a needle works out the design upon parchment or paper.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
4.
to execute or create in needlepoint: to needlepoint an evening bag; to needlepoint as a hobby.

Origin:
1690–1700; needle + point

needlepointer, noun
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needlepoint (ˈniːdəlˌpɔɪnt)
 
n
1.  embroidery done on canvas with the same stitch throughout so as to resemble tapestry
2.  another name for point lace

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