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blanket-stitch

[ blang-kit-stich ]
/ ˈblæŋ kɪtˌstɪtʃ /
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verb (used with or without object)

to sew using a blanket stitch.

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Nearby words

blanket sheet, blanket stitch, blanket suture, blanket toss, blanket-flower, blanket-stitch, blanketflower, blanketing, blankety, blankety-blank, blankly

Origin of blanket-stitch

First recorded in 1955–60; v. use of blanket stitch

Definition for blanket-stitch (2 of 2)

blanket stitch


noun

a basic sewing stitch in which widely spaced, interlocking loops, or purls, are formed, used for cutwork, as a decorative finish for edges, etc.

Origin of blanket stitch

First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for blanket-stitch

  • This and other one-edged stitches of the kind are sometimes called "blanket-stitch."

    Art in Needlework|Lewis F. Day

British Dictionary definitions for blanket-stitch

blanket stitch


noun

a strong reinforcing stitch for the edges of blankets and other thick material
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