sewing

[ soh-ing ]
/ ˈsoʊ ɪŋ /

noun

the act or work of one who sews.
something sewn or to be sewn.

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Origin of sewing

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at sew1, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for sewing

sewing
/ (ˈsəʊɪŋ) /

noun

  1. a piece of cloth, etc, that is sewn or to be sewn
  2. (as modifier)sewing basket
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