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crewel


crewel


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crewel  \Crew"el\  (kr?"?l),  n.  [Perh.  for  clewel,  dim.  of  clew  a 
  ball  of  thread;  or  cf  D.  krul  curl,  E.  curl.  [root]26.] 
  Worsted  yarn,,  slackly  twisted,  used  for  embroidery.