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Definition of "sewing machine" []

  • A machine for sewing, often having additional attachments for special stitching. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sewing machine" in a sentence
  • "My late grandmother, Sadie Grant Cohen Carter, who taught me the value of a dollar and allowed me to use her sewing machine pre-drag."
  • "Bonnie was especially eager to become better acquainted with the second new teacher to arrive, Arlene Gustafson, a twice-divorced traditional quilter in her late fifties who looked as if she would be equally comfortable seated at a sewing machine or on a tractor."
  • "Mary was accustomed to eating alone, although she occasionally was able to coax her cousin Loretha away from her sewing machine to go out for a quick meal."