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


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

      adj : expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he's a blasted
            idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter";
            "not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or
            darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; "he's
            a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"; "a deuced
            idiot"; "tired or his everlasting whimpering"; "an
            infernal nuisance" [syn: blasted, blame, blamed,
            blessed, damn, damned, deuced, everlasting, goddam,
             goddamn, goddamned, infernal]