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Meaning of STITCH

Pronunciation:  stich

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  sewing consisting of a link or loop or knot made by drawing a threaded needle through a fabric
  2. [n]  a sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running
  3. [v]  fasten by sewing; do needlework

STITCH is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: run up, sew, sew together
 See Also: backstitch, backstitch, bargello, baste, baste, basting, blanket stitch, buttonhole stitch, cast on, conjoin, crochet stitch, cross-stitch, fasten, fell, finedraw, fix, French knot, gather, gros point, hem, hemming-stitch, hemstitch, hemstitch, hemstitching, hurting, join, knitting stitch, lazy daisy stitch, machine stitch, overcast, overcast, overcasting, overhand stitch, pain, petit point, picot, pucker, quilting, resew, retick, running stitch, saddle stitch, satin stitch, seam, secure, sewing, sewing-machine stitch, slip stitch, stitchery, tack, tacking, tailor's tack, tent stitch, tick, tuck, whipping, whipstitch, whipstitching



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Stitch\, n.
    An arrangement of stitches, or method of stitching in some
    particular way or style; as, cross-stitch; herringbone
    stitch, etc.
  2. \Stitch\, n. [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to
    stician to prick. See {Stick}, v. i.]
    1. A single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of
       the thread thus made.
    2. A single turn of the thread round a needle in knitting; a
       link, or loop, of yarn; as, to let down, or drop, a
       stitch; to take up a stitch.
    3. [Cf. OE. sticche, stecche, stucche, a piece, AS. stycce.
       Cf. {Stock}.] A space of work taken up, or gone over, in a
       single pass of the needle; hence, by extension, any space
       passed over; distance.
             You have gone a good stitch.          --Bunyan.
             In Syria the husbandmen go lightly over with their
             plow, and take no deep stitch in making their
             furrows.                              --Holland.
    4. A local sharp pain; an acute pain, like the piercing of a
       needle; as, a stitch in the side.
             He was taken with a cold and with stitches, which
             was, indeed, a pleurisy.              --Bp. Burnet.
    5. A contortion, or twist. [Obs.]
             If you talk, Or pull your face into a stitch again,
             I shall be angry.                     --Marston.
    6. Any least part of a fabric or dress; as, to wet every
       stitch of clothes. [Colloq.]
    7. A furrow. --Chapman.
    {Chain stitch}, {Lock stitch}. See in the Vocabulary.
    {Pearl}, or {Purl stitch}. See 2nd {Purl}, 2.
  3. \Stitch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stitched}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    1. To form stitches in; especially, to sew in such a manner
       as to show on the surface a continuous line of stitches;
       as, to stitch a shirt bosom.
    2. To sew, or unite together by stitches; as, to stitch
       printed sheets in making a book or a pamphlet.
    3. (Agric.) To form land into ridges.
    {To stitch up}, to mend or unite with a needle and thread;
       as, to stitch up a rent; to stitch up an artery.
  4. \Stitch\, v. i.
    To practice stitching, or needlework.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you have stitches, represents your responsibility in keeping/holding a situation or relationship together. You may fear that this situation/relationship is falling apart and needs to be mended. Consider also the symbolism of where the stitches are on the body for additional clues. Dreaming that you are stitching indicates that you need to take extra care in adding your personal care and special touch to some situation.