Definitions

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

  • n. Needlework; sewing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. fine work done by stitching

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Needlework; -- in contempt.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Needlework; in modern times, the labor or drudgery of sewing.

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

  • n. needlework on which you are working with needle and thread

Etymologies

stitch +‎ -ery (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • "VALERIA: Come, lay aside your stitchery; I must have you play the idle huswife with me this afternoon."
    - William Shakespeare, 'The Tragedy of Coriolanus'.

    August 28, 2009