overstitch

[ noun oh-ver-stich; verb oh-ver-stich ]
/ noun ˈoʊ vərˌstɪtʃ; verb ˌoʊ vərˈstɪtʃ /
Sewing.

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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Example sentences from the Web for overstitch

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

    The Monastery|Sir Walter Scott