Darning needle

Definition of Darning needle

A long, strong needle for mending holes or rents, especially in stockings.
(Zool.) Any species of dragon fly, having a long, cylindrical body, resembling a needle. These flies are harmless and without stings. [In this sense, usually written with a hyphen.] Called also devil's darning-needle.

See also: Darn Darn

Related Words

embroidery needle, sewing needle
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