Pronunciation: (nēd'l-point"), [key]
embroidery upon canvas, usually with uniform spacing of stitches in a pattern.
1. done or executed in needlepoint: a needlepoint cushion.
2. noting a lace (nee'dlepoint lace') in which a needle works out the design upon parchment or paper.
to execute or create in needlepoint: to needlepoint an evening bag; to needlepoint as a hobby.
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