chain stitch

noun

Definition of chain stitch

1 : an ornamental stitch like chain links
2 : a machine stitch forming a chain on the underside of the work

First Known Use of chain stitch

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of chain stitch was in 1598

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“Chain stitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chain%20stitch. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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