Associations to the word «Embroidery»

Wiktionary

EMBROIDERY, noun. The ornamentation of fabric using needlework.
EMBROIDERY, noun. A piece of embroidered fabric.
EMBROIDERY, noun. The elaboration of an account etc. with details, especially when fictitious.

Dictionary definition

EMBROIDERY, noun. Elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail; "the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings".
EMBROIDERY, noun. Decorative needlework.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke