overcasting

noun
over·​cast·​ing | \ ˈō-vər-ˌka-stiŋ How to pronounce overcasting (audio) \

Definition of overcasting

: the act of stitching raw edges of fabric to prevent raveling also : the stitching so done

First Known Use of overcasting

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Overcasting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overcasting. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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