a type of cross-stitch in embroidery similar to the catch stitch in sewing, consisting of an overlapped V -shaped stitch that when worked in a continuous pattern produces a twill-weave effect.
- Herring bone weave
[her-ing-bohn] /ˈhɛr ɪŋˌboʊn/ noun 1. a pattern consisting of adjoining vertical rows of slanting lines, any two contiguous lines forming either a V or an inverted V , used in masonry, textiles, embroidery, etc. 2. Textiles. 3. Skiing. a method of going up a slope in which a skier sets the skis in a form […]
[her-ing-choh-ker] /ˈhɛr ɪŋˌtʃoʊ kər/ noun, Canadian Slang. 1. a native or resident of any of the Maritime Provinces but especially of New Brunswick.
noun 1. a common, large gull, Larus argentatus, of the Northern Hemisphere. noun 1. a common gull, Larus argentatus, that has a white plumage with black-tipped wings and pink legs
[e-ryoh] /ɛˈryoʊ/ noun 1. Édouard [ey-dwar] /eɪˈdwar/ (Show IPA), 1872–1957, French statesman, political leader, and author. noun 1. (French) (ɛrjo). Édouard (edwar). 1872–1957, French Radical statesman and writer; premier (1924–25; 1932) 2. (ˈhɛrɪət). James. real name James Alfred Wight. 1916–95, British veterinary surgeon and writer. His books based on his experiences in Yorkshire have been […]