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overstitch

[noun oh-ver-stich; verb oh-ver-stich] /noun ˈoʊ vərˌstɪtʃ; verb ˌoʊ vərˈstɪtʃ/ Sewing.
noun
1.
a stitch made with a sewing machine, for binding or finishing a raw edge or hem.
verb (used with or without object)
2.
to sew with overstitches.
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  • Better have made one a good master fashioner, like old overstitch, of Holderness.

    The Monastery Sir Walter Scott

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