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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embroider  \Em*broid"er\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Embroidered};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Embroidering}.]  [OE.  embrouden.  See  {Broider}.] 
  To  ornament  with  needlework;  as  to  embroider  a  scarf. 
 
  Thou  shalt  embroider  the  coat  of  fine  linen.  --Ex. 
  xxviii.  39. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  embroider 
  v  1:  decorate  with  needlework  [syn:  {broider}] 
  2:  add  details  to  [syn:  {pad},  {lard},  {embellish},  {aggrandize}, 
  {blow  up},  {dramatize},  {dramatise}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Embroider 
  The  art  of  embroidery  was  known  to  the  Jews  (Ex.  26:36;  35:35; 
  38:23;  Judg.  5:30;  Ps  45:14).  The  skill  of  the  women  in  this 
  art  was  seen  in  the  preparation  of  the  sacerdotal  robes  of  the 
  high  priest  (Ex.  28).  It  seems  that  the  art  became  hereditary  in 
  certain  families  (1  Chr.  4:21).  The  Assyrians  were  also  noted 
  for  their  embroidered  robes  (Ezek.  27:24). 
 




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