French seam


: a strong seam stitched on both sides of the fabric to enclose all raw edges

Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of French seam was in 1882

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Cite this Entry

“French seam.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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