Try Our Apps


90s Slang You Should Know

sewing circle

a group, especially of women, meeting regularly to sew.
Origin of sewing circle
An Americanism dating back to 1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for sewing circle
Historical Examples
  • She deals in the private transactions of the sewing circle, the quilting party, with all the arcana of the fair sex.

    Talkers John Bate
  • Mrs. Mayo and the doctor's wife championed the cause at sewing circle.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • She made them a constant theme of conversation at sewing circle and during her neighborly calls.

    The Jamesons Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • "And a sewing circle for their wives," I added contemptuously.

    Amazing Grace Kate Trimble Sharber
  • When Mrs. Marvin Petrie was talking there was little other conversation at the sewing circle.

    Janice Day Helen Beecher Long
  • The ladies' sewing circle of the Union Church was to meet with Mrs. Day.

    Janice Day Helen Beecher Long
  • "I wonder what the ladies would say if you should wear them to the sewing circle," he said, humorously.

    Helping Himself Horatio Alger
  • One of them I read to the sewing circle; and part of the other.

    The Underground Railroad William Still
  • There isn't enough news in it to cause a thrill in a sewing circle.

    Homeburg Memories George Helgesen Fitch
  • After that I abandoned description, and confined myself to such intimate personal details as no sewing circle could find amusing.

    The Pool in the Desert Sara Jeanette Duncan

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for sewing circle

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for sewing

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for sewing circle