lock stitch


lock stitch

lock stitch EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun a sewing-machine stitch in which two threads are locked together at small intervals. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of lock stitch First recorded in 1860–65 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for lock stitch Historical Examples of lock stitch

  • His first efforts were failures, but all at once the idea of the lock-stitch came to him.

    The Age of Invention

    Holland Thompson

  • There can be no doubt that lock-stitch machines can be run as high as 3,000.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 598, June 18, 1887

    Various

  • Elias Howe improved the sewing machine and patented his lock-stitch machine.

    The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 5

    Various

  • I seen the heaviest and hardest kind of navy boots stitched at 1,500 to the minute upon Singer’s lock-stitch machines.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 598, June 18, 1887

    Various

  • There are two types of sewing machines in use—the chain-stitch and the lock-stitch.

    Mechanical Devices in the Home

    Edith Louise Allen

  • British Dictionary definitions for lock stitch lock stitch noun a sewing-machine stitch in which the top thread interlocks with the bobbin thread Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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