blanket stitch

noun

Definition of blanket stitch 

: a buttonhole stitch with spaces of variable width used on materials too thick to hem

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blanket-stitch \ˈblaŋ-kət-ˌstich \ transitive verb

First Known Use of blanket stitch

1873, in the meaning defined above

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