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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of embroider.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. decorated with embroidery.


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  • I saw the name embroidered on his coveralls, and added an awkward “David.”

    Arcane Circle

  • The instructor, a short, stocky, ex–Marine sergeant wearing black-rimmed glasses, navy pants, and a short-sleeved maroon shirt that had his name embroidered above the front pocket, was just what I would have expected.

    Muffins and Mayhem

  • Her sweatshirt was the proper colors: maroon with her name embroidered in gold on the left breast.

    She’s So Dead to Us

  • He pulled a brand-new glove with his name embroidered on it, and he gave it to me.


  • She hung everything on a hook beside the door and pulled on the crisp white lab coat that had been recently laundered and had her name embroidered on the pocket.


  • I want you to have some with my name embroidered on them angel.

    I Walked The Line

  • At school Chris wore a bright red and black racing jacket with his name embroidered on the front and “Babylon Drift Team” scripted on the back.

    sidewayz glory

  • He still uses cotton handkerchiefs, massive things, with old-style patterns on them, and his name embroidered into one corner.

    The Book of Chameleons

  • What my grandparents had for me was a brown leather briefcase with my name embroidered in gold letters on the outside.


  • In her hand was a maroon and white pennant with her name embroidered on it, the pennant they had given her in the hospital.

    The First Evil


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