|1.||a link made by drawing a thread through material by means of a needle|
|2.||a loop of yarn formed around an implement used in knitting, crocheting, etc|
|3.||a particular method of stitching or shape of stitch|
|4.||a sharp spasmodic pain in the side resulting from running or exercising|
|5.||informal (usually used with a negative) the least fragment of clothing: he wasn't wearing a stitch|
|6.||agriculture the ridge between two furrows|
|7.||drop a stitch to allow a loop of wool to fall off a knitting needle accidentally while knitting|
|8.||informal in stitches laughing uncontrollably|
|9.||(tr) to sew, fasten, etc, with stitches|
|10.||(intr) to be engaged in sewing|
|11.||(tr) to bind together (the leaves of a book, pamphlet, etc) with wire staples or thread|
|12.||suture an informal word for suture|
|[Old English stice sting; related to Old Frisian steke, Old High German stih, Gothic stiks, Old Norse tikta sharp]|
A sudden sharp pain, especially in the side.
A single suture.