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Meaning of HEMSTITCH

Pronunciation:  'hem`stich

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  embroidery similar to drawnwork
  2. [n]  stitch in which parallel threads are drawn and exposed threads are caught together in groups
  3. [v]  sew with hemstitches; "hemstitch a sleeve"
 

HEMSTITCH is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: hemstitching
 
 See Also: embroidery, fancywork, run up, sew, sew together, stitch, stitch

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hem"stitch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hemstitched}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Hemstitching}.] [Hem + stitch.]
To ornament at the head of a broad hem by drawing out a few
parallel threads, and fastening the cross threads in
successive small clusters; as, to hemstitch a handkerchief.

 

 

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