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Noun: smocking  smó-king
  1. Embroidery consisting of ornamental needlework on a garment that is made by gathering the cloth tightly in stitches
Verb: smock  smók
  1. Embellish by sewing in straight lines crossing each other diagonally
    "The folk dancers wore smocked shirts"

Derived forms: smockings

Type of: adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, embroidery, fancywork, grace, ornament

Encyclopedia: Smocking

Smock, Pennsylvania