Definition of Darner

1. Noun. A person who mends by darning.

Generic synonyms: Fixer, Mender, Repairer
Derivative terms: Darn

Definition of Darner

1. n. One who mends by darning.

Definition of Darner

1. Noun. one who darns ¹

2. Noun. any of a number of insects of the family Aeshnidae ¹

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Definition of Darner

1. one that darns [n -S] - See also: darns

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Darner

darn tootin'
darn tooting
darn well
darner (current term)
darning egg
darning eggs
darning mushroom
darning mushrooms
darning needle
darning needles
daroo tree
daroo trees

Literary usage of Darner

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1. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1875)
"At this moment his horse sians: was shot under him; but quickly regaining his feet, he sent some of his Scots Fusiliers under Dawson darner with orders to ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"The darner of Gaul was improved and strengthened with additional fortifications ; and Julian entertained some hopes that the Germans, whom he had so often ..."

3. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford by Horace Walpole, Peter Cunningham (1891)
"June 22,1786 I HAVE not yet received your letter by Mrs. darner, my dear Sir; ... I love Mrs. darner for her attention to you; but I shall scold her, ..."

4. A Journey to Central Africa: Or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro by Bayard Taylor (1862)
"... darner—-A Melon Patch—Agriculture—The Inhabitants—Change of Scenery—The First Htp' ... darner ..."

5. Memoirs of Richard Cumberland by Richard Cumberland (1807)
"darner, now Earl of Dorchester, written a few days after his uncle Lord Sackville's death, and dated September 13th 1785. To that excellent and truly noble ..."

6. The Anglo-Egyptian Sudan: A Compendium Prepared by Officers of the Sudan by Edward Gleichen (1905)
"By the latter it is divided into four districts. The northern one, forming the triangle El darner, ... Last wells on road from Gedaref to El darner. ..."

7. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford by Horace Walpole (1858)
"... Lady William Campbell, and Mrs. darner were actually taken by a privateer, the captain of which was no doubt a Paladin in disguise ; he not only treated ..."

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