whipstitch definition by Webster's New World
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transitive verb, intransitive verb
Sewing to overcast or whip
a stitch made in this way
whipstitch definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb whip·stitched, whip·stitch·ing, whip·stitch·es
To sew with overcast stitches, as in finishing a fabric edge or binding two pieces of fabric together.noun
A stitch made in this manner.