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stitch /stt/ v. [T] -es 1 to sew together with thread: I stitched a sleeve onto a dress with a sewing machine. 2 to join skin with medical thread in order to close a cut or wound: The doctor stitched the deep cut in my forehead.
n. -es 1 one movement of a needle with thread attached, in and then out of cloth or (in medicine) skin: Her mother taught her to sew with tiny, neat stitches.||He cut his hand with a knife and needed eight stitches. 2 (in knitting) one loop of yarn around a needle: She made a mistake and had to redo a row of stitches in the sweater. 3 a sudden pain in the side of ones body, near the stomach: When I began running for exercise, I always got a stitch in my side in the first kilometer. 4 infrml. a piece of clothing (usu. used in the negative): He was naked, not wearing one stitch, when he went swimming. 5 a tiny amount: She went out with her friends and didnt do a stitch of homework. 6 a stitch in time saves nine: s.t. done now will save more work later: He noticed a leaky pipe and fixed it immediately so it wouldnt cause a flood; a stitch in time saves nine. 7 in stitches: laughing hard: The comedian had his audience in stitches with his jokes. -n. [U] stitching.