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embroidery needle

noun
  1. a needle with a long eye, used for embroidery and fine darning.
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Origin of embroidery needle

First recorded in 1885–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • There was once a Darning-needle who thought herself so fine that she believed she was an embroidery-needle.

    The Yellow Fairy Book

    Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang