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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sew v. t. [imp. Sewed p. p. Sewed, rarely Sewn p. pr. & vb. n. Sewing.]
 1. To unite or fasten together by stitches, as with a needle and thread.
    No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment.   --Mark ii. 21.
 2. To close or stop by ssewing; -- often with up; as, to sew up a rip.
 3. To inclose by sewing; -- sometimes with up; as, to sew money in a bag.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sew·ing n.
 1. The act or occupation of one who sews.
 2. That which is sewed with the needle.
 Sewing horse Harness making, a clamp, operated by the foot, for holding pieces of leather while being sewed.
 Sewing machine, a machine for sewing or stitching.
 Sewing press, or Sewing table Bookbinding, a fixture or table having a frame in which are held the cords to which the back edges of folded sheets are sewed to form a book.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: joining or attaching by stitches [syn: stitching]
      2: needlework that involves sewing; "she put her sewing back in
         the basket" [syn: stitchery]