• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Catstitch kăt"stĭch (Needlework) To fold and sew down the edge of with a coarse zigzag stitch.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n catstitch A variety of ornamental stitching used in fancy sewing-machine work.
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In literature:

The upper edge of the velveteen is secured as before by turning and hemming or catstitched without turning.
"Textiles and Clothing" by Kate Heintz Watson