darning

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darning

  1. present participle of darn

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darning (plural darnings)

  1. A repair made by darning.
    • 1840, Frances Milton Trollope, The Widow Barnaby, page 5:
      Who has told of the turnings, the dyings, the ironings, the darnings, that have gone to make misses of ten pounds a-year pin-money look as smart as the squanderer of five hundred?

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