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verb as in prepare fabric for clothing, covering

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Hand-sewn and finished with beech wood legs, this is as classy as a desk chair gets.

In myth, ancient gods could sew parts of different animals together to get a magical creature.

Over a hundred volunteers — scientists, artists and embroiderers — sewed panels that will ultimately be stitched into a tapestry, a project described in the December Lancet Neurology.

She cuts up wool sweaters that are no longer being used and sews them together in various combinations on a machine her mother gave her.

They come in packs of three and include copper sewed into the fibers to fight odor.

You could sew lead piping into that and it wouldn't show up.

I sew, glue, glitter, cut, and tie numerous things onto my products to make the final creation.

The enemy is also improving its ability to infiltrate and sew dissent among the Afghan security forces' ranks.

It also takes years of training to be able to sew, embroider, bead, and otherwise embellish these clothes.

Except for the thread he used to sew the remnants together, everything was recycled.

Bubby, why don't you go home and have your mother sew up that awful hole in your trowsers?

The figure value of “sew,” therefore equals or is represented by a cipher .

She was so handy with a needle, and allus ready to cut out calico dingusses that the peon gals could sew up.

I stopped him pretty quickly, and bade him sew up his mouth until he came to his sober senses again.

My store was a little affair then, but I was a busy body; I used to study and sew evenings.


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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sew, such as: embroider, fasten, stitch, tailor, baste, and bind.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.