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Meaning of needlepoint

nee•dle•point

Pronunciation: (nēd'l-point"), [key]
— n.
  1. embroidery upon canvas, usually with uniform spacing of stitches in a pattern.
—adj.
  1. done or executed in needlepoint: a needlepoint cushion.
  2. noting a lacein which a needle works out the design upon parchment or paper.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to execute or create in needlepoint: to needlepoint an evening bag; to needlepoint as a hobby.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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