Pronunciation: (ō'vur-sō", ō"vur-sō'), [key]
—v.t., -sewed, -sewn or -sewed, -sew•ing.
to sew with stitches passing successively over an edge, esp. closely, so as to cover the edge or make a firm seam.
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