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

 stitch /ˈstɪʧ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 stitch /ˈstɪʧ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stitch n.
 1. A single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of the thread thus made.
 2. A single turn of the thread round a needle in knitting; a link, or loop, of yarn; as, to let down, or drop, a stitch; to take up a stitch.
 3.  A space of work taken up, or gone over, in a single pass of the needle; hence, by extension, any space passed over; distance.
    You have gone a good stitch.   --Bunyan.
    In Syria the husbandmen go lightly over with their plow, and take no deep stitch in making their furrows.   --Holland.
 4. A local sharp pain; an acute pain, like the piercing of a needle; as, a stitch in the side.
    He was taken with a cold and with stitches, which was, indeed, a pleurisy.   --Bp. Burnet.
 5. A contortion, or twist. [Obs.]
 If you talk,
 Or pull your face into a stitch again,
 I shall be angry.   --Marston.
 6. Any least part of a fabric or dress; as, to wet every stitch of clothes. [Colloq.]
 7. A furrow.
 8. An arrangement of stitches, or method of stitching in some particular way or style; as, cross-stitch; herringbone stitch, etc.
 Chain stitch, Lock stitch. See in the Vocabulary.
 Pearl stitch, or  Purl stitch. See 2nd Purl, 2.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stitch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stitched p. pr. & vb. n. Stitching.]
 1. To form stitches in; especially, to sew in such a manner as to show on the surface a continuous line of stitches; as, to stitch a shirt bosom.
 2. To sew, or unite together by stitches; as, to stitch printed sheets in making a book or a pamphlet.
 3. Agric. To form land into ridges.
 To stitch up, to mend or unite with a needle and thread; as, to stitch up a rent; to stitch up an artery.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stitch, v. i. To practice stitching, or needlework.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: sewing consisting of a link or loop or knot made by drawing
           a threaded needle through a fabric
      2: a sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running
      v : fasten by sewing; do needlework [syn: sew, run up, sew