Definition of Needleworks

1. Noun. (plural of needlework) ¹



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Definition of Needleworks

1. needlework [n] - See also: needlework

Lexicographical Neighbors of Needleworks

needlestick-injury
needlestick injuries
needlestick injury
needlesticks
needlestone
needlestones
needlet
needlets
needlewoman
needlewomen
needlewood
needlework
needleworker
needleworkers
needleworking
needleworks (current term)
needlier
needliest
needling
needlings
needly
needment
needments
needn't
needna
neednae
needs
needs-cost
needsly
needsome

Literary usage of Needleworks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1904)
"... to his sister Sarah Wroe £20, and all his pictures and fine needleworks in her mother's chamber, all his fine needleworks in his own possession, and . ..."

2. Memoir of the State of Bahia by Arquivo Público do Estado da Bahia, Francisco Vicente Vianna, José Carlos Ferreira (1893)
"... playing upon the piano, every kind <xf needleworks and other house hold accomplishments. ... metrical system, arithmetic and every sort of needleworks. ..."

3. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"... artificial flower-making, shoemaking, hat-making, (lore- making, tailoring, all metal works, from blast furnaces down to needleworks, ..."

4. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (1894)
"... weaving, needleworks, &c. ; — those which are taken notice of do most commonly belong to mixed modes, as being made up of ideas of divers kinds, ..."

5. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1880)
"... and without great loss, mulct, shame, or hinderance, he may not omit. Now for women, instead of laborious studies, they have curious needleworks, ..."

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