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Definition of backstitch noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

backstitch

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbækstɪtʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbækstɪtʃ//
 
[uncountable, countable]
 
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a method of sewing in which each stitch begins at the middle of the previous one
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: backstitch