Definition of Stitcheries

1. Noun. (plural of stitchery) ¹



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Definition of Stitcheries

1. stitchery [n] - See also: stitchery

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stitcheries

stirs up
stishie
stishies
stishovite
stistaite
stitch
stitch-up
stitch in the ditch
stitch up
stitchable
stitchbird
stitchbirds
stitched
stitchel
stitcher
stitcheries (current term)
stitchers
stitchery
stitches
stitching
stitchings
stitchless
stitchlike
stitcht
stitchwork
stitchwort
stitchworts
stithied
stithies
stithy

Literary usage of Stitcheries

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

1. Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest by Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland (1868)
"... specimens of her embroidery at Sizergh-castle which could scarcely have been surpassed by the far-famed stitcheries of the sisters of king Athelstan. ..."

2. The Next-to-nothing House by Alice Van Leer Carrick (1922)
"The pattern is even older; it has that central vase design that you see so much on old glass and samplers and faience, and in its myriad stitcheries it ..."

3. New Zealand: Or; Zealandia, the Britain of the South by Charles Hursthouse (1857)
"While dissipation in the milder form of temperance and tea-meetings, school feasts, ' stitcheries,' and lectures, suffices for the recreation of the graver ..."

4. New Zealand: Its Emigration and Gold Fields by George Butler Earp (1853)
"... form of temperance and tea- meetings, school feasts, stitcheries, and lectures, suffices for the recreation of the graver portion of the Auckland world. ..."

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