Variant of stitch
- a single complete in-and-out movement of the threaded needle in sewing
- suture (sense )
- a single loop of yarn worked off a needle in knitting, crocheting, etc.
- the piece of thread worked in, or a loop, knot, etc. made, by stitching
- a particular kind of stitch or style of stitching
- a sudden, sharp pain in the side or back
- a bit or piece; specif., an article of clothing: wearing not a stitch
Origin: Middle English stiche from Old English stice, a puncture, stab: for Indo-European base see stick
- to fasten, join, repair, adorn, or operate upon with or as with stitches; sew
- to fasten or unite (cartons, booklets, etc.) with staples
- stitcher noun
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