Embroiderer
Embroiderer \Em*broid"er*er\, n. One who embroiders. [1913 Webster]

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  • embroiderer — noun A person who embroiders See Also: embroideress …   Wiktionary

  • embroiderer — n. one who embroiders, one who ornaments with needlework …   English contemporary dictionary

  • embroiderer — em·broi·der·er …   English syllables

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  • embroider — embroiderer, n. /em broy deuhr/, v.t. 1. to decorate with ornamental needlework. 2. to produce or form in needlework. 3. to adorn or embellish rhetorically, esp. with ornate language or fictitious details: He embroidered the account of the… …   Universalium

  • Chikan (embroidery) — Chikan embroidery on a cotton kurta Chikan (Hindi: चिकन, Urdu: چکن) is a traditional embroidery style from Lucknow, India. Literally translated, the word means embroidery. Believed to have been introduced by Nur Jehan, Mugh …   Wikipedia

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