Meaning of backstitch

back•stitch

Pronunciation: (bak'stich"), [key]
— n.
  1. stitching or a stitch in which the thread is doubled back on the preceding stitch.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to sew by backstitch.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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