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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A machine for sewing, often having additional attachments for special stitching.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A machine for stitching fabrics, operated by foot or other power.
  • noun In bookbinding, a machine used for sewing together the sections of a book.
  • noun A small sewing machine operated by hand.
  • noun In shoe manufacturing, a machine for sewing leather, built upon the general plan of the machine for sewing fabrics. It appears in a great variety of forms and under many different names, as fair-stitch machine, counter-stitcher, saddle-seam machine, wax-thread machine, out-sole stitcher, etc. The illustration shows a typical sole-sewing machine of the McKay type.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any mechanical or electromechanical device used to stitch cloth or other material; normally uses two threads to form lock stitches

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a textile machine used as a home appliance for sewing

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