stitch NOUN 1) a loop of thread or yarn resulting from a single pass of the needle in sewing, knitting, or crocheting. 2) a method of sewing, knitting, or crocheting producing a particular pattern. 3) informal the smallest item of clothing: swimming with not a stitch on. 4) a sudden sharp pain in the side of the body, caused by strenuous exercise.
VERB make or mend with stitches.
in stitches — Cf. ↑in stitches
a stitch in time saves nine — Cf. ↑a stitch in time saves nine
stitch up — Cf. ↑stitch up
DERIVATIVES stitcher noun stitchery noun stitching noun.
ORIGIN Old English, related to STICK(Cf. ↑stick).

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