Definition for EM-BROID'ER

EM-BROID'ER, v.t. [Fr. broder; Sp. and Port. bordar; W. brodiaw, to embroider, to make compact, to darn. Qu. border.]

To border with ornamental needle-work, or figures; to adorn with raised figures of needle-work; as cloth, stuffs, or muslin. Thou shalt embroider the coat of fine linen. Ex. xxviii.

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