overlock

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overlock englanniksi

  1. A stitch that sews over the edge of one or two pieces of cloth for edging, hemming or seaming.

  2. To stitch in this manner.

  3. To make the bolt of a lock go too far.

  4. 1857, Thomas Stewart Traill, ''The Encyclopaedia Britannica''

  5. The way to open it, then, is to turn the key the other way, as if to overlock the bolt (..)