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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Sewing in which parallel threads are drawn and exposed threads are caught together in groups v. - Sew where parallel threads are drawn in groups.

Usage examples (22)
  • hemstitch a sleeve
  • I measured and cut the linen for the girls to hemstitch.
  • Run waxed twine through the holes of some classic hemstitch napkins.
  • As she did she noticed a white handkerchief lying on the floor beneath the bench, a delicate hemstitch round the edges. for more
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