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STITCH, verb transitive [G. This is another form of stick.]

1. To sew in a particular manner; to sew slightly or loosely; as, to stitch a collar or wristband; to stitch the leaves of a book and form a pamphlet.

2. To form land into ridges. [N. England.]

To stitch up, to mend or unite with a needle and thread; as, to stitch up a rent; to stitch up an artery.

STITCH, verb intransitive To practice stitching.

STITCH, noun

1. A single pass of a needle in sewing.

2. A single turn of the thread round a needle in knitting; a link of yarn; as, to let down a stitch; to take up a stitch

3. A land; the space between two double furrows in plowed ground.

4. A local spasmodic pain; an acute lancing pain, like the piercing of a needle; as a stitch in the side.