crewel

crewel
noun
1) тонкая шерсть (для вышивания)
2) вышивание шерстью
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(n) вышивка шерстью на ткани; тонкая шерстяная пряжа
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тонкая шерсть, шерстяная пряжа
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n. тонкая шерсть, вышивание шерстью
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1) тонкая шерсть, шерстяная пряжа 2) вышивка шерстью на ткани

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  • crewel — embroidery, 1590s, of unknown origin. Earliest usage is late 15c., as a name for a kind of thin, worsted yarn originally used in crewel work …   Etymology dictionary

  • Crewel — Crew el (kr[udd] [e^]l), n. [Perh. for clewel, dim. of clew a ball of thread; or cf. D. krul curl, E. curl. [root]26.] Worsted yarn,, slackly twisted, used for embroidery. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crewel — [kro͞o′əl] n. [LME crule < ?] 1. a fine, less tightly twisted kind of worsted yarn used in embroidery 2. CREWELWORK …   English World dictionary

  • crewel — n. a thin worsted yarn used for tapestry and embroidery. Phrases and idioms: crewel work a design worked in crewel on linen or cloth. Etymology: ME crule etc., of unkn. orig …   Useful english dictionary

  • crewel — crewelist, creweler, n. /krooh euhl/, n. 1. Also called crewel yarn. a worsted yarn for embroidery and edging. 2. crewelwork. [1485 95; earlier crule; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • crewel —   n. thin embroidery worsted.    ♦ crewel needle, n. long needle used in embroidery;    ♦ crewelwork, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Crewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn —   …   Wikipedia

  • Crewel embroidery — Fanciful leaf in crewelwork, detail of a curtain, England, c. 1696. V A T.166 1961. Crewel Embroidery, or Crewelwork, is a decorative form of surface embroidery using wool and a variety of different embroidery stitches to follow a design outline… …   Wikipedia

  • crewel work — ▪ embroidery  type of free style embroidery distinguished not by the stitches employed but by the two ply worsted wool yarn called crewel used for embroidering the design on a twill foundation (i.e., linen warp and cotton weft) or sometimes on… …   Universalium

  • crewel — noun Etymology: Middle English crule Date: 15th century 1. slackly twisted worsted yarn used for embroidery 2. crewelwork …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crewel — noun Worsted yarn, slackly twisted, used for embroidery …   Wiktionary


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