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embroidery needle

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noun
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

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How to use embroidery needle in a sentence

  • 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
  • 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
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