stitch aloft(redirected from switching aloft)
1. verb, dated To stitch (a shoe or its sole) such that the stitches are exposed, rather than hidden in a covered channel. Stitching aloft has become the new vogue style in men's footwear.
2. adjective, dated Having such stitches exposed. The shoes are black patent leather, stitch aloft, with nickel eyelets.
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