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English definition of “stitch”

stitch

noun [C] (THREAD)   /stɪtʃ/
a piece of thread sewn in cloth , or the single movement of a needle and thread into and out of the cloth that produces this: She sewed neat , firm stitches. A stitch is also a length of special thread used to join the edges of a deep cut in the flesh : A cut on his left ankle required six stitches.
(Definition of stitch noun (THREAD) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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