whipstitch

verb
whip·​stitch | \ ˈhwip-ˌstich How to pronounce whipstitch (audio) , ˈwip-\
whipstitched; whipstitching; whipstitches

Definition of whipstitch

 (Entry 1 of 2)

whipstitch

noun

Definition of whipstitch (Entry 2 of 2)

: a shallow overcasting stitch

First Known Use of whipstitch

Verb

1592, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1640, in the meaning defined above

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