Petit-point meaning

pĕtē point
A small stitch used in needlepoint.
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Needlepoint done with a small stitch.
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A small needlepoint stitch over one vertical and one horizontal canvas thread.
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Work done with this stitch, as a picture on canvas.
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Origin of petit-point

  • French petit small point stitch

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition