lockstitch

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noun lock·stitch \ˈläk-ˌstich\

Definition of lockstitch

  1. :  a sewing machine stitch formed by the looping together of two threads one on each side of the material being sewn

lockstitch

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First Known Use of lockstitch

1849

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