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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cutwork  \Cut"work`\  (k[u^]t"w[^u]rk`),  n.  (Fine  Arts) 
  An  ancient  term  for  embroidery,  esp.  applied  to  the  earliest 
  form  of  lace,  or  to  that  early  embroidery  on  linen  and  the 
  like  from  which  the  manufacture  of  lace  was  developed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cutwork 
  n  :  embroidery  in  which  the  design  is  outlined  in  a  buttonhole 
  stitch  and  the  intervening  material  is  cut  away 




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