knitting needle


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knitting needle

n.
A long, thin, pointed rod used in pairs or sets to knit yarn into cloth.

knit′ting nee`dle


n.
1. either of two instruments used for hand knitting: a straight rod of steel, wood, plastic, etc., pointed at one or both ends, used in pairs, or a single curved, flexible rod with two pointed ends.
2. any of various needlelike devices used in machine knitting.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.knitting needle - needle consisting of a slender rod with pointed endsknitting needle - needle consisting of a slender rod with pointed ends; usually used in pairs
needle - a sharp pointed implement (usually steel)
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In instances where the lightning has actually struck the vessel, so as to smite down some of the spars and rigging, the effect upon the needle has at times been still more fatal; all its loadstone virtue being annihilated, so that the before magnetic steel was of no more use than an old wife's knitting needle.
If I was as young as you, I'd decide in favor of the park," said Aunt Jamesina, tickling Joseph's yellow ear with a knitting needle.
Just then Omby Amby found a hand with a knitting needle in it, and they decided to put Grandmother Gnit together.
She sat watching idly the Duchess's knitting needles.
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Wednesday, I'm seri- ously contemplating what it would be like to force a sharp- ened knitting needle into my left eardrum.
asked Bradley Walsh before setting off to wave a knitting needle at the BBC concert orchestra.
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1, On Forgetting made its point with about as much subtlety as a knitting needle jabbed in the ear.