- an overcasting stitch, especially one made with a strip of leather or a thick leatherlike cord.
- a spaced running stitch in contrasting or heavy thread, used mainly for decoration, usually along an edge.
Origin of saddle stitch
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Origin of saddle-stitch
OTHER WORDS FROM saddle-stitchsaddle-stitching, noun
How to use saddle stitch in a sentence
In that way that was cathartic too, to sort of stitch up all those pieces and see how that is.
Certainly Weaver has been the burr under Palmer's saddle for almost his entire career.
In fact, by the way he challenged my thoughts on the case, I thought perhaps he was aiming to stitch up the media.What It's Like to Watch Kate Beckinsale Play You in a Movie|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We will not rest till we find out what she ordered and how that famous butt is holding up after four days in the saddle.
With the big kettledrums on either side of the saddle, and all that.Adam Hochschild on Keeping Company With His Dying Father|Adam Hochschild|June 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fatigue he never knew, and on one occasion he was said to have spent thirteen days and nights in the saddle.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
"I call you," the policeman said, and stripping the saddle and bridle from his sweaty horse, turned him loose to graze.
We had been twelve hours in the saddle, and had ridden over nearly a hundred miles of ground.
Also our six-shooters reposed in their scabbards, the four belts hooked over the horn of MacRae's saddle.
I pulled the saddle off my horse, slapped it down on the dirt floor, and went stalking up to the long cabin.