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embroidery needle

noun
1.
a needle with a long eye, used for embroidery and fine darning.
Origin of embroidery needle
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • There was Mrs. Rathburn in a wide-brimmed hat, plying her embroidery needle and looking, from afar, the picture of contentment.

    The Fighting Shepherdess
     
    Caroline Lockhart

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