overcasting
noun Date: 1859 the act of stitching raw edges of fabric to prevent raveling; also the stitching so done

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Whip — Whip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Whipped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whipping}.] [OE. whippen to overlay, as a cord, with other cords, probably akin to G. & D. wippen to shake, to move up and down, Sw. vippa, Dan. vippe to swing to and fro, to shake, to toss up …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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