lockstitch

noun lock·stitch \ ˈläk-ˌstich \
|Updated on: 30 Jul 2018

Definition of lockstitch

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

lockstitch

verb

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1849

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