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Definition of "needleful" [nee•dle•ful]

  • As much thread as is put into a needle at one time (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "needleful" in a sentence
  • "Tenenbaum jammed a needleful of atropine into his heart."
  • "Justin whimpered remotely as the needleful of steroids went into his arm, his eyes closed as if he were deep in a bad dream."
  • "Presently he said to the Gobbo, “I desire that thou sew me up my pocket;” and the tailor took a needleful of silk and sewed up his pocket which he. had torn purposely; whereupon Ibrahim gave him five dinars and returned to his lodging."