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stitch noun

1 in sewing

ADJ. blanket, chain, cross, running, seam, tacking, zigzag, etc.

VERB + STITCH do, put, sew (sth) with Can you do chain stitch? Put a stitch in the corner of the pocket to keep it in place. The edge was sewn with blanket stitch. | remove, take out

2 in knitting

ADJ. knitted | cable, garter, plain, purl, slip, stocking, tuck, etc.

VERB + STITCH knit | cast on, cast off | drop, pick up

3 in a wound

ADJ. dissolvable, dissolving, self-dissolving

VERB + STITCH have I had to have five stitches when I cut my finger. | insert, put in | remove, take out | have out When are you having your stitches out?

STITCH + VERB dissolve

PREP. ~ in He had twenty stitches in a head wound.