Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small stitch used in needlepoint.
  • n. Needlepoint done with a small stitch.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. needlepoint done with small stitches
  • n. a small diagonal needlepoint stitch

Etymologies

French : petit, small + point, stitch.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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