Definition of Sewing needle

1. Noun. A needle used in sewing to pull thread through cloth.

Specialized synonyms: Darning Needle, Embroidery Needle, Sharp, Upholstery Needle
Generic synonyms: Needle



2. Noun. Slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc..

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sewing Needle

sewerlike
sewerman
sewermen
sewers
sewin
sewing
sewing-machine
sewing-machine operator
sewing-machine stitch
sewing basket
sewing circle
sewing kit
sewing lounge
sewing machine
sewing machines
sewing needle (current term)
sewing room
sewing spasm
sewing up
sewings
sewins
sewn
sewn up
sews
sews up
sewster
sewsters

Literary usage of Sewing needle

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1. The Cruise of the Betsey: Or, A Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous by Hugh Miller (1860)
"... Pitchstone Veins — A Bone Cave—Massacre at Eigg — Grouping of Human Bones in the Cave —Relics—The Horse's Tooth—A Copper sewing needle— Teeth found —Man ..."

2. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1869)
"EXTRACTION OF A sewing needle FROM THE RECTUM 5 DAYS AFTER IT HAD BEEN SWALLOWED. Case under the care of Mr. HULKE, at Middlesex. Hospital. ..."

3. Acupressure: A New Method of Arresting Surgical Haemorrhage and of by James Young Simpson (1864)
"Acupressure applied to an artery by means of a common sewing-needle. The second method of acupressure. side of the projecting portion of the needle is often ..."

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