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hem•stitch



Pronunciation: (hem'stich"), [key]
v.t.
1. to hem along a line from which threads have been drawn out, stitching the cross threads into a series of little groups.
2. to simulate hand hemstitching by piercing the material with a large machine needle and then stitching around the perforations.

n.
the stitch used or the needlework done in hemstitching.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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