An embroidery method is an example of a stitch.
When a doctor has sewed up a cut with thread to pull the skin together, this is an example of a stitch.
A tiny little skirt is an example of a stitch of clothing.
A pain in your side you get when you run is an example of a stitch.
Wearing not a stitch.
Drop a stitch.
Take up a stitch.
You have gone a good stitch. "” John Bunyan.In Syria the husbandmen go lightly over with their plow, and take no deep stitch in making their furrows. "” Holland.
A stitch in the side.
To wet every stitch of clothes.
She didn't have a stitch on.
To stitch a shirt bosom.
To stitch printed sheets in making a book or a pamphlet.
When you sew a hem, this is an example of when you stitch.
Wore not a stitch.
Didn't do a stitch of work.
- Laughing uncontrollably.
- In a state of uproarious laughter.
Origin of stitch
- Middle English stiche from Old English stice sting steig- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English stiche, from Old English stiÄ‹e (“a prick, puncture, stab, thrust with a pointed implement, pricking sensation, stitch, pain in the side, sting"), from Proto-Germanic *stikiz (“prick, piercing, stitch"), from Proto-Indo-European *steg- (“to stab, pierce"). Cognate with Dutch steek (“prick, stitch"), German Stich (“a prick, piercing, stitch"), Old English stician (“to stick, stab, pierce, prick"). More at stick.
- From Old English stiÄ‹ian