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Verb: backstitch  'bak,stich
  1. Do backstitches
Noun: backstitch  'bak,stich
  1. An overlapping stitch made by starting the next stitch at the middle of the preceding one

Derived forms: backstitched, backstitches, backstitching

Type of: embroidery stitch, run up, sew, sew together, sewing stitch, stitch, stitch up

Encyclopedia: Backstitch