Definition of saddle stitch
(Entry 1 of 2)
1 : a stitch made by placing the center of the fold (as of a magazine or pamphlet) across the saddle of the stitcher and driving wire staples through and clinching them on the inside
— called also saddleback stitch, saddle-wire stitch
2 : an even or uneven running stitch usually set in from an edge that is used as a decorative trimming on clothing and leather articles
saddle stitchtransitive verb
Definition of saddle stitch (Entry 2 of 2)
: to secure (as a magazine or pamphlet) with a saddle stitch
incapable of being surmounted or overcome
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