any of various foot-operated or electric machines for sewing or making stitches, ranging from machines with a shuttle for a spool of thread and a needle for sewing garments to industrial machines for sewing leather, book pages together, etc.
sewing machine
any machine designed to sew material. It is now usually driven by electric motor but is sometimes operated by a foot treadle or by hand


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