Meaning of saddle stitch

sad'dle stitch"

Pronunciation: [key]
    1. an overcasting stitch, esp. one made with a strip of leather or a thick leatherlike cord.
    2. a spaced running stitch in contrasting or heavy thread, used mainly for decoration, usually along an edge.
  1. a binding stitch made by inserting a staple through the center of folded sheets from the back and clinching in the fold.

sad•dle-stitch

Pronunciation: (sad'l-stich"), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to sew, bind, or decorate with a saddle stitch.
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