follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

running stitch

noun
1.
a sewing stitch made by passing the needle in and out repeatedly with short, even stitches.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for running stitch

running stitch

noun
1.
a simple form of hand stitching, consisting of small stitches that look the same on both sides of the fabric, usually used for gathering Sometimes called gathering stitch
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for running stitch

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for running

8
13
Scrabble Words With Friends