Definition of Sewing needle
1. Noun. A needle used in sewing to pull thread through cloth.
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..
Generic synonyms: Odonate
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sewing Needle
Literary usage of Sewing needle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."