lock stitch


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lock·stitch

also lock stitch  (lŏk′stĭch′)
n.
A stitch made on a sewing machine by interlocking the upper thread and the bobbin thread.
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lock stitch

n
(Knitting & Sewing) a sewing-machine stitch in which the top thread interlocks with the bobbin thread
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lock′ stitch`

or lock′stitch`,


n.
a sewing-machine stitch in which two threads are locked together at small intervals.
[1860–65]
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