Definition of blackwork in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈblakwərk/


A type of embroidery done in black thread on white cloth, especially popular in England during the Tudor period.
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.

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Syllabification: black·work

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