topstitch

[ top-stich ]
/ ˈtɒpˌstɪtʃ /

verb (used with object)

to sew a line of stitches on the face side of (a garment or the like) alongside a seam.

noun

a line of such stitches.

Nearby words

  1. topscore,
  2. topside,
  3. topsmelt,
  4. topsoil,
  5. topspin,
  6. topsy-turvy,
  7. topsy-turvydom,
  8. toque,
  9. tor,
  10. torah

Origin of topstitch

First recorded in 1945–50; top1 + stitch

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