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stitch

noun uk   us   /stɪtʃ/

stitch noun (THREAD)

C2 [C] 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: Secure the two pieces together with a couple of stitches. [C] one of the small circles of wool that you make when you are knitting: He cast on/off a stitch (= added/removed a length of thread from the needle). I've dropped a stitch (= lost a length of thread from the needle). [C] a particular type of stitch made in sewing or knitting, or the pattern that this produces: a pearl/satin stitch The bedspread was embroidered with cross-stitch.C2 [C] a length of special thread used to join the edges of a deep cut in the flesh: Her head wounds needed 50 stitches. He got hit with a broken bottle and needed five stitches in his cheek.not a stitch informal without any clothes: I don't have a stitch to wear (= I have not got anything to wear) for this party tonight. She ran down the corridor to the bathroom without a stitch on (= naked).
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stitch noun (PAIN)

[C usually singular] a sharp pain in the side of your stomach or chest, often caused by not breathing enough when running or laughing: I got a stitch after running for the bus.

stitch

verb uk   us   /stɪtʃ/
[I or T] to sew two things together, or to repair something by sewing: This button needs to be stitched back onto my shirt. Stitch the pieces together along the fold. [T] Indian English to make a piece of clothing: I must discard these old shirts and stitch some before next summer.
stitching
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈstɪtʃ.ɪŋ/
The stitching along my coat hem is coming undone.
(Definition of stitch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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