hand·​sewn ˈhan(d)-ˌsōn How to pronounce handsewn (audio)
: sewn by hand rather than with a sewing machine
handsewn clothing
a handsewn doll

Word History


hand entry 1 + sewn

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of handsewn was in 1848

Dictionary Entries Near handsewn

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“Handsewn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handsewn. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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