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noun

a close series of stitches crossing a piece of cloth, as in an article of clothing, in order to reinforce it at a point of concentrated strain.

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Origin of bar tack

First recorded in 1950–55

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Definition for bar tack (2 of 2)

bar-tack
[ bahr-tak ]
/ ˈbɑrˌtæk /

verb (used with or without object)

to sew or reinforce with bar tack.

Origin of bar-tack

First recorded in 1950–55
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