buttonhole stitch

noun

Definition of buttonhole stitch

: a closely worked loop stitch used to make a firm edge (as on a buttonhole)

First Known Use of buttonhole stitch

1829, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of buttonhole stitch was in 1829

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Dictionary Entries Near buttonhole stitch

buttonhole

buttonhole stitch

buttonhook

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“Buttonhole stitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buttonhole%20stitch. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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