Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Similar verses, and portions of hymns, are often found on these samplers.

Samplers,” he was wont to mutter, “samplers—when they might be at their Ovid!

Our Samplers show the use to which the stitches on them may be put.

The stitch used for the samplers was usually the cross-stitch (Fig. 87).

We have two samplers at home, worked by his great-granddaughter.

He pished at samplers, and delighted to interrupt the working-lesson.

The Dutch samplers might, as a rule, be described as patchy.

There is seldom much arrangement in the earlier German samplers.

This supposition is in a way supported by an examination of samplers.

This verse has crossed the Atlantic, and figures on American samplers.