darning darning


  • (n) the act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads


  1. Weaknesses: varying his social engagements, successfully building a time machine, darning socks.
  2. The darning basket she carried to a forsaken orchardEric's discovery beyond the marshesand there she and Eric played together.
  3. The middle-aged Choubert is reading a newspaper and his wife Madeleine is darning socks.


  • Beaumont and its legacy of saluting hometown veterans

    Photo by Rodrigo Pena — The Veterans Memorial in front of Beaumont City Hall. Whether it’s the Woman’s Club darning socks for soldiers during World War I or today’s city fathers creating a Veterans Memorial, Beaumont has a time-honored tradition of saluting those who served their country.
    on November 16, 2013     Source: The Record Gazette

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  • "Calling them 'it', demanding food and darning and cleaning. It would have been a very different universe that we'd have had to discover in a modern time to get away with it," Law said.
    on Oct 23, 2004 By: Jude Law Source: BBC News

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