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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embroidery  \Em*broid"er*y\,  n.;  pl  {Embroideries}. 
  1.  Needlework  used  to  enrich  textile  fabrics,  leather,  etc.; 
  also  the  art  of  embroidering. 
 
  2.  Diversified  ornaments,  especially  by  contrasted  figures 
  and  colors;  variegated  decoration. 
 
  Fields  in  spring's  embroidery  are  dressed. 
  --Addison. 
 
  A  mere  rhetorical  embroidery  of  phrases.  --J.  A. 
  Symonds 




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