crochet

EnglishEdit

Crocheting a round shape.
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EtymologyEdit

From French crochet, from Middle French crochet, from Old French crochet, crokét (curved instrument, hook), diminutive of Old French croc (hook), from Old Frankish *krōk (hook) or from Old Norse krókr (hook, bend, bight), both from Proto-Germanic *krōkaz (hook), from Proto-Indo-European *gerg- (tracery, basket, twist). Cognate with Middle Dutch croec, crōc (curl), Middle English crōc (crook, hook). More at crook, crooked.

NounEdit

crochet (plural crochets)

  1. Needlework made by looping thread with a hooked needle.

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VerbEdit

crochet (third-person singular simple present crochets, present participle crocheting, simple past and past participle crocheted)

  1. to make (a piece of) needlework using a hooked needle, to make interlocking loops of thread.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French crochet, from Old French crochet, crokét (curved instrument, hook), derivative of Old French croc (hook), from Old Frankish *krōk (hook) or from Old Norse krókr (hook, bend, bight), both from Proto-Germanic *krōkaz (hook), from Proto-Indo-European *gerg- (tracery, basket, twist). Cognate with Middle Dutch croec, crōc (curl), Middle English crōc (crook, hook). More at crook, crooked.

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NounEdit

crochet m (plural crochets)

  1. hook (rod bent into a curved shape)
  2. square bracket
  3. fang (of snake)
  4. crochet
  5. (boxing) hook

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JèrriaisEdit

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crochet m (usually uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of crachet.
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