American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A buttonhole stitch used for edging around heavy material.
- n. sewing A strong stitch, similar to a buttonhole stitch, used to finish and reinforce the edges of blankets etc.
- n. A similar, more decorative stitch.
GNU Webster's 1913
- A buttonhole stitch worked wide apart on the edge of material, as blankets, too thick to hem.
- n. a strong reinforcing stitch for edges of blanket and other thick material; similar to buttonhole stitch
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"The art of working with the needle raised and ornamental designs in threads of silk, cotton, gold, silver, or other material, upon any woven fabric, leather, paper, etc. Embroidery has been used i...
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