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overstitch

[ noun oh-ver-stich; verb oh-ver-stich ]
/ noun ˈoʊ vərˌstɪtʃ; verb ˌoʊ vərˈstɪtʃ /
Sewing.
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noun
a stitch made with a sewing machine, for binding or finishing a raw edge or hem.
verb (used with or without object)
to sew with overstitches.
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Origin of overstitch

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How to use overstitch in a sentence

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

    The Monastery|Sir Walter Scott
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