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saddle stitch

noun
1.
Sewing.
  1. an overcasting stitch, especially one made with a strip of leather or a thick leatherlike cord.
  2. a spaced running stitch in contrasting or heavy thread, used mainly for decoration, usually along an edge.
2.
Bookbinding. a binding stitch made by inserting a staple through the center of folded sheets from the back and clinching in the fold.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35

saddle-stitch

[sad-l-stich] /ˈsæd lˌstɪtʃ/
verb (used with object)
1.
to sew, bind, or decorate with a saddle stitch.
Origin
1930-35
Related forms
saddle-stitching, noun
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