from The Century Dictionary.
- To sew up, as a rent, by drawing the edges of the fabric together with a fine thread, in such a manner as to restore the pattern if there is any. See
- To draw out to extreme fineness, as wire: commonly in the past participle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To sew up, so nicely that the seam is not perceived; to renter.
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- verb transitive To
sewup so finely that the seamis not visible; to renter.
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- verb sew together very finely
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fine + draw
"But the other would show worse," said the widow; "and if you finedraw it, not one person in ten will notice it.