embroidery needle



a needle with a long eye, used for embroidery and fine darning.

Origin of embroidery needle

First recorded in 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for embroidery needle

  • 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