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Definition of “stitch” - Learner’s Dictionary

stitch

noun     /stɪtʃ/
THREAD [C] a short line of thread that is sewn through a piece of materialKnitting and sewing
WOUND [C] one of the small pieces of thread that is used to sew together a cut: She needed 50 stitches in her head.Surgery
WOOL [C] one of the small circles of wool that you make when you are knitting (= making something from wool) Knitting and sewing
PAIN [no plural] a sudden pain that you get in the side of your body when you exercise too much: to get a stitchPain and painful
in stitches laughing a lot: He had the whole audience in stitches.Laughing and smiling
(Definition of stitch noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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