Pronunciation: (hwip'stich", wip'-), [key]
to sew with stitches passing over an edge, in joining, finishing, or gathering.
1. one such stitch.
2. every whipstitch, Southern U.S.at short intervals: She drops in to see us every whipstitch.
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