n.1.A single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of the thread thus made.
2.A single turn of the thread round a needle in knitting; a link, or loop, of yarn; as, to let down, or drop, a stitch; to take up a stitch.
3.A space of work taken up, or gone over, in a single pass of the needle; hence, by extension, any space passed over; distance.
You have gone a good stitch.
- Bunyan.
4.A local sharp pain; an acute pain, like the piercing of a needle; as, a stitch in the side.
5.A contortion, or twist.
If you talk,
Or pull your face into a stitch again,
I shall be angry.
- Marston.
6.Any least part of a fabric or dress; as, to wet every stitch of clothes.
7.A furrow.
8.An arrangement of stitches, or method of stitching in some particular way or style; as, cross-stitch; herringbone stitch, etc.
Chain stitch
See in the Vocabulary.
Pearl stitch
See 2nd Purl, 2.
v. t.1.To form stitches in; especially, to sew in such a manner as to show on the surface a continuous line of stitches; as, to stitch a shirt bosom.
[imp. & p. p. Stitched ; p. pr. & vb. n. Stitching.]
2.To sew, or unite together by stitches; as, to stitch printed sheets in making a book or a pamphlet.
3.(Agric.) To form land into ridges.
To stitch up
to mend or unite with a needle and thread; as, to stitch up a rent; to stitch up an artery.
v. i.1.To practice stitching, or needlework.
Noun1.stitch - sewing consisting of a link or loop or knot made by drawing a threaded needle through a fabric
2.stitch - a sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running
Verb1.stitch - fasten by sewing; do needlework
Synonyms: sew, sew together, run up
To dream that you have stitches, represents your responsibility in keeping/holding a situation or relationship together. You may fear that this situation/relationship is falling apart and needs to be mended. Consider also the symbolism of where the stitches are on the body for additional clues. To dream that you are stitching, indicates that you need to take extra care in adding your personal care and special touch to some situation.French knot, ache, acute pain, ankle, articulate, articulation, batten, batten down, bit, bite, bolt, boring pain, boundary, buckle, butt, button, cervix, chain stitch, charley horse, chip, chunk, clasp, cleat, clinch, clip, clipping, closure, collop, connecting link, connecting rod, connection, coupling, cramp, cramps, crick, cross-stitch, crumb, cut, cutting, darting pain, dollop, dovetail, elbow, embrace, end, fragment, fulgurant pain, girdle pain, gliding joint, gnawing, gob, gobbet, griping, hasp, hinge, hinged joint, hip, hitch, hook, hunk, interface, jam, join, joining, joint, jumping pain, juncture, kink, knee, knuckle, lancinating pain, latch, link, lock, lump, misery, miter, modicum, moiety, morceau, morsel, mortise, nail, neck, needle, needlepoint, nip, pang, paring, paroxysm, particle, patch, peg, picot, piece, pin, pinch, pivot, pivot joint, prick, rabbet, rasher, rivet, scarf, scoop, scrap, screw, seam, seizure, sew, sew up, shard, sharp pain, shaving, shiver, shoot, shooting, shooting pain, shoulder, shred, skewer, slice, sliver, smithereen, snack, snap, snatch, snick, snip, snippet, spasm, splinter, stab, stabbing pain, staple, stick, stockinette, stump, suture, symphysis, tack, tag, tailor, tatter, thrill, throes, tie rod, toggle, toggle joint, tormen, treble, tweak, twinge, twitch, union, wedge, weld, whipstitch, wrench, wrist, zipper
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stirred up
Stirrer up
Stirrup bone
stirrup cup
stirrup iron
Stirrup leather
stirrup pump
-- Stitch --
Stizolobium deeringiana
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