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Meaning of BACKSTITCH

Pronunciation:  'bak`stich

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  overlapping stitch made by starting next stitch at middle of preceding one
  2. [v]  do backstitches
 

BACKSTITCH is a 10 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: run up, sew, sew together, stitch, stitch

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Back"stitch`\, n. [Back, adv. + stitch.]
    A stitch made by setting the needle back of the end of the
    last stitch, and bringing it out in front of the end.
    
    
  2. \Back"stitch`\, v. i.
    To sew with backstitches; as, to backstitch a seam.
    
    
 

 

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