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darning needle

noun
1.
a long needle with a long eye used in darning.
2.
Chiefly Northern and Western U.S. a dragonfly.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65
Regional variation note
2. See dragonfly.
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British Dictionary definitions for darning needles

darning needle

noun
1.
a long needle with a large eye used for darning
2.
(US & Canadian) a dialect name for a dragonfly
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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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