whipstitch

verb
whip·​stitch | \ ˈ(h)wip-ˌstich How to pronounce whipstitch (audio) \
whipstitched; whipstitching; whipstitches

Definition of whipstitch

 (Entry 1 of 2)

whipstitch

noun

Definition of whipstitch (Entry 2 of 2)

: a shallow overcasting stitch

Examples of whipstitch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Wearing this set feels like being wrapped in a jersey sheet, but the simple two-tone color scheme and whipstitch detail scream higher thread count—without trying too hard. Condé Nast Traveler, 26 Mar. 2020 Wearing this set feels like being wrapped in a jersey sheet, but the simple two-tone color scheme and whipstitch detail scream higher thread count—without trying too hard. Condé Nast Traveler, 26 Mar. 2020 Wearing this set feels like being wrapped in a jersey sheet, but the simple two-tone color scheme and whipstitch detail scream higher thread count—without trying too hard. Condé Nast Traveler, 26 Mar. 2020 Wearing this set feels like being wrapped in a jersey sheet, but the simple two-tone color scheme and whipstitch detail scream higher thread count—without trying too hard. Condé Nast Traveler, 26 Mar. 2020 Wearing this set feels like being wrapped in a jersey sheet, but the simple two-tone color scheme and whipstitch detail scream higher thread count—without trying too hard. Condé Nast Traveler, 26 Mar. 2020 Wearing this set feels like being wrapped in a jersey sheet, but the simple two-tone color scheme and whipstitch detail scream higher thread count—without trying too hard. Condé Nast Traveler, 26 Mar. 2020 But in the world of Loewe’s Jonathan Anderson, retail is neither dead nor dying, but evolving at a whipstitch pace. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 10 Dec. 2019 Wearing this set feels like being wrapped in a jersey sheet, but the simple two-tone color scheme and whipstitch detail scream higher thread count—without trying too hard. Megan Spurrell, Condé Nast Traveler, 5 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of whipstitch

Verb

1592, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1640, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of whipstitch was in 1592

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“Whipstitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whipstitch. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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