backstitching; backstitched

Definitions of backstitch
  1. noun
    an overlapping stitch made by starting the next stitch at the middle of the preceding one
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    type of:
    embroidery stitch, sewing stitch
    a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
  2. verb
    do backstitches
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    type of:
    run up, sew, sew together, stitch
    fasten by sewing; do needlework
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