whipstitch


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whipstitch \Whip"stitch`\, n.
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   1. A tailor; -- so called in contempt.
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   2. Anything hastily put or stitched together; hence, a hasty
      composition. [R.] --Dryden.
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   3. (Agric.) The act or process of whipstitching.
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   4. A small bit; esp., a small interval of time; an instant; a
      minute. [Dial. or Colloq.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whipstitch \Whip"stitch`\, v. t.
   1. (Agric.) To rafter; to plow in ridges, as land. [Eng.]
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   2. To sew by passing the thread over and over; to overcast;
      whip.
      [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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