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An embroidery stitch worked in close parallel lines to give a solid satinlike finish.
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(Knitting & Sewing) an embroidery stitch consisting of rows of flat stitches placed close together
[C17: so called from the satin-like appearance of embroidery using this stitch]
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|Noun||1.||satin stitch - flat stitches worked so closely as to resemble satin|
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