stitches

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  • noun
    A loop of thread or yarn resulting from a single pass or movement of the needle in sewing, knitting, or crocheting.
    A sudden sharp pain in the side of the body, caused by strenuous exercise. (he was panting and had a stitch)
    verb
    Make, mend, or join (something) with stitches. (stitch a plain seam with right sides together)
    Manipulate a situation so that someone is placed at a disadvantage or wrongly blamed for something. (he was stitched up by outsiders and ousted as chairman)

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