Found 3 items, similar to stitch.
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n 1: sewing consisting of a link or loop or knot made by drawing
a threaded needle through a fabric
2: a sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running
v : fasten by sewing; do needlework [syn: sew
, run up
, sew together
English → English
, n. [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to
stician to prick. See Stick
, v. i.]
1. A single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of
the thread thus made.
2. A single turn of the thread round a needle in knitting; a
link, or loop, of yarn; as, to let down, or drop, a
stitch; to take up a stitch.
3. [Cf. OE. sticche, stecche, stucche, a piece, AS. stycce.
.] A space of work taken up, or gone over, in a
single pass of the needle; hence, by extension, any space
passed over; distance.
You have gone a good stitch. --Bunyan.
In Syria the husbandmen go lightly over with their
plow, and take no deep stitch in making their
4. A local sharp pain; an acute pain, like the piercing of a
needle; as, a stitch in the side.
He was taken with a cold and with stitches, which
was, indeed, a pleurisy. --Bp. Burnet.
5. A contortion, or twist. [Obs.]
If you talk,
Or pull your face into a stitch again,
I shall be angry. --Marston.
6. Any least part of a fabric or dress; as, to wet every
stitch of clothes. [Colloq.]
7. A furrow. --Chapman.
8. An arrangement of stitches, or method of stitching in some
particular way or style; as, cross-stitch; herringbone
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
, Lock stitch
. See in the Vocabulary.
, or Purl stitch
. See 2nd Purl
, v. i.
To practice stitching, or needlework.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stitched
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To form stitches in; especially, to sew in such a manner
as to show on the surface a continuous line of stitches;
as, to stitch a shirt bosom.
2. To sew, or unite together by stitches; as, to stitch
printed sheets in making a book or a pamphlet.
3. (Agric.) To form land into ridges.
To stitch up
, to mend or unite with a needle and thread;
as, to stitch up a rent; to stitch up an artery.