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Meaning of WHIPSTITCH

Pronunciation:  'wip`stich

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a stitch passing over an edge diagonally
 

WHIPSTITCH is a 10 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: whipping, whipstitching
 
 See Also: stitch

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Whip"stitch`\, n.
    A small bit; esp., a small interval of time; an instant; a
    minute. [Dial. or Colloq.]
    
    
  2. \Whip"stitch`\, v. t.
    To sew by passing the thread over and over; to overcast;
    whip.
    
    
  3. \Whip"stitch`\, n.
    1. A tailor; -- so called in contempt.
    
    2. Anything hastily put or stitched together; hence, a hasty
       composition. [R.] --Dryden.
    
    3. (Agric.) The act or process of whipstitching.
    
    
  4. \Whip"stitch`\, v. t. (Agric.)
    To rafter; to plow in ridges, as land. [Eng.]
    
    
 

 

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