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featherstitch

feath·er·stitch

featherstitch

pronunciation:
fe thr stIch
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a stitch in embroidery or knitting in which short, alternating branches on either side of a central line form a zigzag pattern.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: featherstitched, featherstitches, featherstitching
definition: to embroider featherstitches on.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to use a featherstitch in embroidery or knitting.