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backstitch


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Backstitch  \Back"stitch`\,  n.  [Back,  adv  +  stitch.] 
  A  stitch  made  by  setting  the  needle  back  of  the  end  of  the 
  last  stitch,  and  bringing  it  out  in  front  of  the  end 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Backstitch  \Back"stitch`\,  v.  i. 
  To  sew  with  backstitches;  as  to  backstitch  a  seam. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  backstitch 
  n  :  overlapping  stitch  made  by  starting  next  stitch  at  middle 
  of  preceding  one 
  v  :  do  backstitches 




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