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slip stitch


Definition of slip stitch

  1. 1 :  a concealed stitch for sewing folded edges (as hems) made by alternately running the needle inside the fold and picking up a thread or two from the body of the article

  2. 2 :  an unworked stitch; especially :  a knitting stitch that is shifted from one needle to another without knitting it

Circa 1882

First Known Use of slip stitch

circa 1882

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to expose to danger or risk

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