side stitch

noun
variants: or side-thread stitch

Definition of side stitch

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a stitch made by passing thread or wire from side to side through a complete book or magazine before covering

called also side-wire stitch

sidestitch

transitive verb

Definition of sidestitch (Entry 2 of 2)

: to fasten by means of side stitches

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“Side stitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/side%20stitch. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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