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tent stitch

noun
1.
a short, slanting stitch used in embroidery.
Compare gros point (def 1), petit point (def 1).
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40
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British Dictionary definitions for tent stitch

tent stitch

noun
1.
another term for petit point (sense 1)
Word Origin
C17: of uncertain origin
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