Chain" stitch` (?).

1.

An ornamental stitch like the links of a chain; -- used in crocheting, sewing, and embroidery.

2. Machine Sewing

A stitch in which the looping of the thread or threads forms a chain on the under side of the work; the loop stitch, as distinguished from the lock stitch. See Stitch.

 

© Webster 1913.

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