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 Meanings and Examples of STITCH
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
stitch
 v.  sew; knit; fasten or join with or as if with thread
Classic Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  He looked at the workmanship; there was not one false stitch in the whole job; all was so neat and true, that it was quite a masterpiece.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKER
2  Every stitch Daisy's patient little fingers had put into the handkerchiefs she hemmed was better than embroidery to Mrs. March.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-SEVEN
3  This extremely artful suggestion Mr. Barkis accompanied with a nudge of his elbow that gave me quite a stitch in my side.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. MY HOLIDAYS. ESPECIALLY ONE HAPPY AFTERNOON
4  I want to chuck every stitch I own.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
5  And Connie sat there and put another stitch in her sewing.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 4
6  Eliza takes a piece of needlework from her basket, and begins to stitch at it, without taking the least notice of this outburst.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT V
7  "Nearly seventy, I believe," answered Meg, counting stitches to hide the merriment in her eyes.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINE
8  This was what she said, and we assented; whereon we could see her working on her great web all day long, but at night she would unpick the stitches again by torchlight.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK II
9  This was what I said, and they assented; whereon I used to keep working at my great web all day long, but at night I would unpick the stitches again by torch light.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIX
10  This is what she said, and we assented; whereupon we could see her working upon her great web all day long, but at night she would unpick the stitches again by torchlight.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
11  "You're taking stitches an inch long," declared Pitty with some satisfaction.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
12  She was expected, she almost expected herself, to sit forever talking of babies, cooks, embroidery stitches, the price of potatoes, and the tastes of husbands in the matter of spinach.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
13  He laid the bread near him, sewed on, and in his joy, made bigger and bigger stitches.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
14  She always set to work on it at depressed moments, and now she knitted at it nervously, twitching her fingers and counting the stitches.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 19
15  Scarlett entered her room, set the candle on the tall chest of drawers and fumbled in the dark closet for the dancing dress that needed stitching.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence:
1  There are several different ways to bind a book, for example you can stitch or stick the pages together.
2  A stitch in time saves nine.
3  He claimed that a police officer had threatened to stitch him up and send him to prison.
4  I stare in horror at its bloody mouth, that vertical stitch of red wool now dribbling crimson.
5  Three hours she gave to stitch, with gold thread, the border of a square crimson cloth, almost large enough for a carpet.
6  The cut in my hand needed five stitches.
7  It's very difficult to pick up dropped stitches in this pattern.
8  Join the blue wool onto the end of the gold pattern and work the same stitches into the back.
9  Join the blue wool on the end of the gold pattern and work the same stitches into the back.
10  I was sweating and exhausted by the time, the last skin suture was inserted and all that could be seen was the line of stitches.
11  The nurse cleansed the wound before stitching it.
12  Everything had been stitched by Molly's nimble fingers.
13  He stitched himself a book with some paper.
14  There was talk of releasing a Star Wars film every year; of an interconnected universe stitched together through a combination of sequels, prequels, and spin-offs.