Definition of prick-seam in US English:

prick-seam

noun

Glove-making
rare
  • A type of visible stitch used in glove-sewing for making decorative seams. Frequently attributive, as "prick seam glove", "prick seam sewing", etc.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in The Roxburghe Ballads. From either prick or prick + seam.

Pronunciation

prick-seam

/ˈprɪksiːm/