Meaning of overstitch

o•ver•stitch

Pronunciation: (n.ō'vur-stich"v.ō"vur-stich'), [key]
— Sewing. Sewing.
—n.
  1. a stitch made with a sewing machine, for binding or finishing a raw edge or hem.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to sew with overstitches.
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