overlock

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English[edit]

A machine overlock stitch.

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ lock

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈəʊvəˌlɒk/
  • Hyphenation: over‧lock

Noun[edit]

overlock ‎(plural overlocks)

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  1. (sewing) A stitch that sews over the edge of one or two pieces of cloth for edging, hemming or seaming.

Verb[edit]

overlock ‎(third-person singular simple present overlocks, present participle overlocking, simple past and past participle overlocked)

  1. (sewing) To stitch in this manner.

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