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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 darn /ˈdɑrn/
 (vt.)(vi.)織補

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Darn, n. A place mended by darning.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Darn, v. t. A colloquial euphemism for Damn.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Darn v. t. [imp. & p. p. Darned p. pr. & vb. n. Darning.]  To mend as a rent or hole, with interlacing stitches of yarn or thread by means of a needle; to sew together with yarn or thread.
    He spent every day ten hours in his closet, in darning his stockings.   --Swift.
 Darning last. See under Last.
 Darning needle. (a) A long, strong needle for mending holes or rents, especially in stockings. (b) Zool. Any species of dragon fly, having a long, cylindrical body, resembling a needle. These flies are harmless and without stings.
 Note: [In this sense, usually written with a hyphen.] Called also devil's darning-needle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 darn
      n 1: a euphemism for `damn'
      2: something of little value; "his promise is not worth a
         damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks" [syn:
         damn, hoot, red cent, shit, shucks, tinker's
         damn, tinker's dam]
      3: sewing or darning that repairs a worn or torn hole
         (especially in a garment); "her stockings had several
         mends" [syn: mend, patch]
      v : repair by sewing; "darn socks"