to sew with stitches passing over an edge, in joining, finishing, or gathering.
one such stitch.
Idioms about whipstitch
every whipstitch, Southern U.S. at short intervals: She drops in to see us every whipstitch.
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How to use whipstitch in a sentence
The boys came home after a time and announced that every soul aboard the whipstitch was safe and sound in the life saving station.Ruth Fielding at Lighthouse Point | Alice B. Emerson
When the backs of sections are very badly worn he will agree to whipstitch, but will use the old method.Library Bookbinding | Arthur Low Bailey
British Dictionary definitions for whipstitch
a sewing stitch passing over an edge
US slang an instant; moment
(tr) to sew (an edge) using whipstitch; overcast
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