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hem·stitch

hemstitch

 
pronunciation:
hem stIch
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hemstitches, hemstitching, hemstitched
definition: to stitch a hem along a narrow strip where parallel threads have been pulled out, producing a decorative openwork border on (a fabric).
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a decorative stitch or a style of needlework used in hemstitching.