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satin stitch

noun
1.
a long, straight embroidery stitch worked closely parallel in rows to form a pattern that resembles satin.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85
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British Dictionary definitions for satin stitch

satin stitch

noun
1.
an embroidery stitch consisting of rows of flat stitches placed close together
Word Origin
C17: so called from the satin-like appearance of embroidery using this stitch
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