sewing needle

Northern U.S. a dragonfly.

See dragonfly. Unabridged
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sewing needle

1. a needle used in sewing to pull thread through cloth 
2. slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc. [syn: dragonfly
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Example sentences
To make edible garland, grab a large piece of string and a sewing needle.
Gang members used a homemade tattoo machine with a sewing needle to mark her affiliation with ink on her body.
If a garment worker broke a sewing needle, they were responsible for its replacement.
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