from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Work produced by embroidering with tent-stitch.


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  • Considered carefully, it becomes more than itself, in the same way that the title of her celebrated tent-work, Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963–1995 1995 played on the phrase's colloquial sexual meaning and was mischievously, seriously, quite literally, a list of everybody she had ever gone to sleep next to.

    Tracey Emin: 'What you see is what I am' 2011


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