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English Dictionary: Darned by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
darned
adj
  1. 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"; "an infernal nuisance"
    Synonym(s): blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Darn \Darn\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Darned}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Darning}.] [OE. derne, prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. darnio
      to piece, break in pieces, W. & Arm. to E. tear. Cf. {Tear},
      v. t.]
      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 stockins.                                          --Swift.
  
      {Darning last}. See under {Last}.
  
      {Darning needle}.
      (a) A long, strong needle for mending holes or rents,
            especially in stockings.
      (b) (Zo[94]l.) 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}.
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