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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 whip·stitch /ˈhwɪpˌstɪʧ, ˈwɪp-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whip·stitch n.
 1. A tailor; -- so called in contempt.
 2. Anything hastily put or stitched together; hence, a hasty composition.  [R.]
 3. Agric. The act or process of whipstitching.
 4. A small bit; esp., a small interval of time; an instant; a minute. [Dial. or Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whip·stitch, v. t.
 1. Agric. To rafter; to plow in ridges, as land.  [Eng.]
 2. To sew by passing the thread over and over; to overcast; whip.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a stitch passing over an edge diagonally [syn: whipping, whipstitching]