Whipstitch definition

wĭpstĭch, hwĭp-
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Anything hastily put or stitched together; a hasty composition.

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To sew with overcast stitches, as in finishing a fabric edge or binding two pieces of fabric together.
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A stitch made in this manner.
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(sewing) To overcast or whip.
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A stitch made in this way.
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A stitch that passes diagonally over an edge.
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(derogatory, archaic) A tailor.
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To sew using such a stitch.
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(agriculture) To half-plough or rafter.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
whipstitch
Plural:
whipstitches