Definition of Oversewn
1. Adjective. Sewn together with overhand stitches (close vertical stitches that pass over and draw the two edges together).
Definition of Oversewn
1. oversew [v] - See also: oversew
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Literary usage of Oversewn
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The English Illustrated Magazine (1899)
"of cream-colour with a surface like new ivory ; the pinafore-shaped polonaise is laid over a lisse bodice thickly oversewn with pearls. ..."
2. A Handbook of intestinal surgery by Leonard A. Bidwell (1911)
"It is oversewn every fourth stitch, and is finished off by tying it to the first guide. Clamps are now applied to the bowel on each side of the anastomosis, ..."
3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"The stone together with the gall-bladder were removed and an ulcerative opening in the pylorus oversewn; this was followed by recovery. ..."
4. Two Centuries of Costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX by Alice Morse Earle (1903)
"... the robe or slip like a minute bib, and these laps were beautifully oversewn where the corners joined the shirt, to prevent tearing down at this seam. ..."
5. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1904)
"If the ends be covered completely with peritoneum, they may be tied with a ligature, invaginated, and oversewn with a continuous, or one or two Halstead's ..."
6. Home Life Under the Stuarts, 1603-1649 by Jessie Bedford (1903)
"... is also found in samplers of this period : the little eyelet-holes pierced with a stiletto and oversewn or button-holed, which in combination with short ..."
7. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench, and by William Mawdesley Best, George James Philip Smith, Great Britain Court of Queen's Bench, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1863)
"oversewn of WA LOOT. On all these grounds I am of opinion that the return is bad. BLACKBURN J. I also am of opinion that, on the return to this mandamus, ..."
8. Costume: Fanciful, Historical, and Theatrical by Mrs. Eliza Davis Aria, Eliza Aria, Percy Anderson (1906)
"Dominoes made of net oversewn with petals of flowers, the hoods adorned to match and well drawn over the hair, and the masks of lace in butterfly shape, ..."