crochet

See also: 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 English crōc (crook, hook), Middle Dutch croec, crōc (curl). Compare crotchet. More at crook, crooked.

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NounEdit

crochet (plural crochets)

  1. Needlework made by looping thread with a hooked needle.
  2. A certain crest of enamel on the molar teeth of some rhinoceros.

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VerbEdit

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

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

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From croc +‎ -et with palatalization.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kʁɔ.ʃɛ/
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NounEdit

crochet m (plural crochets)

  1. hook (rod bent into a curved shape)
  2. (typography) square bracket
  3. fang (of snake)
  4. (architecture) crocket
  5. crochet
  6. (boxing) hook
  7. (soccer, rugby) sidestep
  8. detour

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French crochet; doublet of croket.

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NounEdit

crochet (plural crochettes)

  1. hook, crook
  2. hooked staff
  3. crotchet (musical note)
  4. (rare) crocket

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NormanEdit

NounEdit

crochet m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of crachet

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French crochet. Doublet of colchete.

NounEdit

crochet m (plural crochets)

  1. (sewing) crochet (needlework made by looping thread)

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French croquet.

NounEdit

crochet n (uncountable)

  1. croquet

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

crochet m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of croché
  2. (architecture) crocket