Kettle stitch
Kettle Ket"tle (k[e^]t"t'l), n. [OE. ketel; cf. AS. cetel, cetil, cytel; akin to D. kjedel, G. kessel, OHG. chezzil, Icel. ketill, SW. kittel, Dan. kjedel, Goth. katils; all perh. fr. L. catillus, dim. of catinus a deep vessel, bowl; but cf. also OHG. chezz[=i] kettle, Icel. kati small ship.] A metallic vessel, with a wide mouth, often without a cover, used for heating and boiling water or other liguids. [1913 Webster]

{Kettle pins}, ninepins; skittles. [Obs.] --Shelton.

{Kettle stitch} (Bookbinding), the stitch made in sewing at the head and tail of a book. --Knight. [1913 Webster]


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  • kettle stitch — ˈked.əl , etəl noun Etymology: part translation of German kettelstich, from kettel small chain (diminutive of kette chain, from Old High German ketīna, from Latin catena) + stich stitch more at chain bookbinding : a knot formed in the sewing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • kettle stitch — Bookbinding. (in handsewing) a knot tied in the thread that links one section to the next. [1810 20; part trans. of G Kettelstich, equiv. to Kettel little chain (dim. of Kette chain; OHG ketina < L catena) + Stich STITCH; cf. CHAIN] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Kettle pins — Kettle Ket tle (k[e^]t t l), n. [OE. ketel; cf. AS. cetel, cetil, cytel; akin to D. kjedel, G. kessel, OHG. chezzil, Icel. ketill, SW. kittel, Dan. kjedel, Goth. katils; all perh. fr. L. catillus, dim. of catinus a deep vessel, bowl; but cf. also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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