sewn


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sewn

 (sōn)
v.
A past participle of sew.

sewn

(səʊn)
vb
(Knitting & Sewing) a past participle of sew

sew

(soʊ)

v. sewed, sewn sewed, sew•ing. v.t.
1. to join or attach by stitches.
2. to make, repair, etc., by such means: She sewed her own wedding gown.
3. to enclose or secure with stitches: to sew flour in a bag.
4. to close (a hole, wound, etc.) by means of stitches (usu. fol. by up).
v.i.
5. to work with a needle and thread or with a sewing machine.
6. sew up, Informal. to get, have, accomplish, or control successfully or completely: to sew up a deal; to sew up votes at a convention.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English siw(i)an, c. Old Frisian siā, Old High German siuwan, Old Norse sȳja, Gothic siujan, Latin suere (see suture); akin to seam]
sew′a•ble, adj., n.
sew`a•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sewn - fastened with stitches
seamed - having or joined by a seam or seams
Translations
References in classic literature ?
Upon the feet she had sewn a pair of red leather shoes with pointed toes.
The woman had cut a slit for the Patchwork Girl's mouth and sewn two rows of white pearls in it for teeth, using a strip of scarlet plush for a tongue.
I said Friday and here it is, ready," said Platon, smiling and unfolding the shirt he had sewn.
It must be sewn on," she said, just a little patronisingly.
JUKI and YKK have common customers because zippers are mostly sewn onto products using sewing machines.