Definition of blackwork in English:

blackwork

Line breaks: black|work

noun

[mass noun]
A type of embroidery done in black thread on white cloth, popular especially in Tudor times.
More example sentences
  • Wearing hose and a white shirt of fine linen, with blackwork at the neck and cuffs, he looked as fine as any man she had known.

More definitions of blackwork

Definition of blackwork in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day semblance
Pronunciation: ˈsɛmbləns
noun
the outward appearance or apparent form of something…