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.
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- n. needlepoint done with small stitches
- n. a small diagonal needlepoint stitch
French : petit, small + point, stitch.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)