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