side stitch

side stitch
noun or side-thread stitch
: a stitch made by passing thread or wire from side to side through a complete book or magazine before covering — called also side-wire stitch

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • side-wire stitch — noun : side stitch …   Useful english dictionary

  • side-thread stitch — noun see side stitch …   Useful english dictionary

  • side-sew — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb : to fasten (as a book or magazine) with a side stitch usually of thread …   Useful english dictionary

  • side-wire — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb : to fasten (as a book or magazine) with a side stitch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stitch — Stitch, n. [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to stician to prick. See {Stick}, v. i.] 1. A single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of the thread thus made. [1913 Webster] 2. A single turn of the thread round a needle in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   English terms dictionary

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