Definition of Pinwork

1. a type of embroidery [n -S] - See also: embroidery



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinwork

pinules
pinup
pinups
pinus
pinvoke
pinwale
pinwales
pinweed
pinweeds
pinwheel
pinwheel flower
pinwheel roll
pinwheeled
pinwheeling
pinwheels
pinwork (current term)
pinworks
pinworm
pinworm vaginitis
pinworms
pinwrench
pinwrenches
pinxit
piny
pinyin
pinyon
pinyons
pioglitazone
piolet
piolets

Literary usage of Pinwork

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1. Forest Products, Their Manufacture and Use: Embracing the Principal by Nelson Courtlandt Brown (1919)
"... shall admit sound knots, splits that close, pinwork holes, firm doty spots and log run color. Dimension Stoek. All dimension sized stock, ..."

2. Forest Products, Their Manufacture and Use: Embracing the Principal by Nelson Courtlandt Brown (1919)
"Stock not thicker than A in., cut to dimension sizes, shall admit sound knots, splits that close, pinwork holes, firm doty spots and log run color. ..."

3. The Drygoodsman's Handy Dictionary by Frank Manning Adams (1912)
"pinwork.—The small and fine raised parts of a design; particularly applicable to needle-point lace. Pizzo (pit-so).—Italian for lace. Plis. ..."

4. A History of Lace by Bury Palliser (1869)
"Christian IV. protected the native manufacture, and in the Act of 1643,5 " lace and such like pinwork " are described as luxurious articles, not allowed to ..."

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