hemstitch

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hem +‎ stitch

Noun[edit]

hemstitch (plural hemstitches)

  1. an embroidery stitch in which parallel threads are drawn together in groups

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

hemstitch (third-person singular simple present hemstitches, present participle hemstitching, simple past and past participle hemstitched)

  1. to sew or embroider using this stitch