a stitch

a stitch

1. n. a very funny person. Harry is a stitch. What a sense of humor!
2. n. a sharp pain, usually in the side. I got a stitch and had to drop out of the marathon.
See also: stitch
References in classic literature ?
The poor fellows had enough to do, and did their best, to reply to the demands of the customers in the absence of their master, leaving off drawing a stitch to knit a sentence; and when wounded pride, or disappointed expectation, brought down upon them too cutting a rebuke, he who was attacked made a dive and disappeared under the counter.
This last hour my legs have been fainting under me; I've a stitch in my side like a red-hot iron; I cannae breathe right.
Not a stitch in that embroidered letter but she has felt it in her heart.
She's expecting her eighth baby any day now, and not a stitch has she ready for it.
cried Aunt Plenty, dropping a stitch in her surprise.
I don't know where this place is," said Aileen while talking it over with Tildy, "but the wedding-ring's got to be on before I put a stitch into a travelling dress--ain't that right?
Barkis accompanied with a nudge of his elbow that gave me quite a stitch in my side.