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a kind of buttonhole stitch with the stitches spaced relatively far apart, used to reinforce the edge of thick material, as that used for blankets
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A buttonhole stitch used for edging around heavy material.
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transitive verb blan·ket-stitched, blan·ket-stitch·ing, blan·ket-stitch·es
To sew with a buttonhole stitch.