Herringbone

Definition of Herringbone

Her´ring`bone`   Pronunciation: hĕr´rĭng`bōn`
a.1.Pertaining to, or like, the spine of a herring; especially, characterized by an arrangement of work in rows of parallel lines, which in the alternate rows slope in different directions.
Herringbone stitch
a kind of cross-stitch in needlework, chiefly used in flannel.
- Simmonds.

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cloth, fabric, material, textile
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