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hemstitch

1hemstitch

verb hem·stitch \ˈhem-ˌstich\

Definition of HEMSTITCH

transitive verb
:  to decorate (as a border) with hemstitch
hem·stitch·er noun

First Known Use of HEMSTITCH

1839

2hemstitch

noun

Definition of HEMSTITCH

1
:  decorative needlework similar to drawnwork that is used especially on or next to the stitching line of hems
2
:  a stitch used in hemstitching

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First Known Use of HEMSTITCH

1853

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