Definitions of stitch

  1. To practise needlework.
  2. To join together with stitches; sew.
  3. To unite or trim by passing a needle and thread through.
  4. To sew so as to show a regular line of stitches: to sew or unite.
  5. To make stitches in; unite by sewing.
  6. To practice sewing.
  7. To practice stitching.
  8. To practise stitching.
  9. fasten by sewing; do needlework
  10. To sew in a continuous line; to unite together by sewing; to form land into ridges.
  11. To pass a needle with a thread through a piece of cloth and back again; to sew or unite with needle and thread; to practise sewing.
  12. a sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running
  13. A contortion, or twist.
  14. Any least part of a fabric or dress; as, to wet every stitch of clothes.
  15. 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.
  16. To sew, or unite together by stitches; as, to stitch printed sheets in making a book or a pamphlet.
  17. To form land into ridges.
  18. To practice stitching, or needlework.
  19. An arrangement of stitches, or method of stitching in some particular way or style; as, cross- stitch; herringbone stitch, etc.
  20. A single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of the thread thus made.
  21. 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.
  22. A space of work taken up, or gone over, in a single pass of the needle; hence, by extension, any space passed over; distance.
  23. A local sharp pain; an acute pain, like the piercing of a needle; as, a stitch in the side.
  24. A single pass of a needle and thread through anything, as in sewing; a link or loop of yarn in knitting; a particular arrangement of threads in needlework; a sudden, sharp pain; as, a stitch in the side; colloquially, the least portion of clothing; as, he had not a clean stitch.
  25. A pass of a needle and thread: an acute pain.
  26. A pass of a needle and thread; sudden acute pain.
  27. A single passage of a threaded needle; also, the thread thus placed.
  28. A sharp sudden pain, as in the side.
  29. A single pass of a needle in sewing; a link of yarn; a sharp local twinge of pain.
  30. A single loop or link; a single pass of a needle in sewing; a sudden, sharp, shooting, local pain.
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