from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Nautical, a seam formed by stitching through the center of a joining made by laying the selvages of two cloths of canvas one over the other and stitching them on both sides. Also called middle stitching.
  • n. The mark left on a bullet by the mold at the junction of its two halves.
  • n. Also monk-seam.


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