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noun 
  1. A folded back and stitched piece of fabric.
  2. A suture.
  3. A thin stratum, especially of coal or mineral.
  4. (cricket) The stitched equatorial seam of a cricket ball; the sideways movement of a ball when it bounces on the seam.
  5. An old English measure of grain, containing eight bushels.
  6. An old English measure of glass, containing twenty-four weys of five pounds, or 120 pounds.
    • 1952: As white glass was 6s. the 'seam', containing 24 'weys' (pise, or pondera) of 5 lb., and 2 1/2 lb. was reckoned sufficient to make one foot of glazing, the cost of glass would be 1 1/2d. leaving 2 1/2d. for labour. — L.F. Salzman, Building in England, p. 175.
verb 
  1. To put together with a seam.
  2. To mark with a seam.
  3. To crack open along a seam.
  4. (cricket) Of the ball, to move sideways after bouncing on the seam.
  5. (cricket) Of a bowler, to make the ball move thus.
Etymology: seam


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