Definition of crochet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkrəʊʃeɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//kroʊˈʃeɪ//
Crafts and skills
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[uncountable] a way of making clothes, etc. from wool or cotton using a special thick needle with a hook at the end to make a pattern of connected threads See related entries: Crafts and skills Word Originmid 19th cent.: from French, diminutive of croc ‘hook’, from Old Norse krókr.
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