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[noun oh-ver-stich; verb oh-ver-stich]Sewing.
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  1. a stitch made with a sewing machine, for binding or finishing a raw edge or hem.
verb (used with or without object)
  1. to sew with overstitches.

Origin of overstitch

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  • Better have made one a good master fashioner, like old Overstitch, of Holderness.

    The Monastery

    Sir Walter Scott