Definition of broderie anglaise noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


broderie anglaise

BrE BrE//ˌbrəʊdəri ˈɒŋɡleɪz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbroʊdəri ˈɑːŋɡleɪz//
[uncountable] (from French)
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decoration with sewing on fine white cloth; the cloth decorated in this way Word Originmid 19th cent.: French, literally ‘English embroidery’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: broderie anglaise