Definitions for darning needle
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a long needle with a long eye used in darning.
Chiefly Northern and Western U.S. a dragonfly.
Origin of darning needle:
darning needle, embroidery needle(noun)
a long needle with an eye large enough for heavy darning or embroidery thread
dragonfly, darning needle, devil's darning needle, sewing needle, snake feeder, snake doctor, mosquito hawk, skeeter hawk(noun)
slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.
A large needle used for darning.
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