Smyth sewing

or Smythe sewing

[ smahyth, smith ]

  1. a method of sewing together folded, gathered, and collated signatures with a single thread sewn through the folds of individual signatures.

Origin of Smyth sewing

After David M. Smyth (1833–1907), Irish-born U.S. inventor, who designed a machine performing this kind of sewing

Other words from Smyth sewing

  • Smyth-sewn, adjective

Words Nearby Smyth sewing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023