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  • noun
    A very fine slender piece of metal with a point at one end and a hole or eye for thread at the other, used in sewing.
    The pointed hollow end of a hypodermic syringe.
    A thin pointer on a dial, compass, or other instrument.
    A stylus used to play phonograph records.
    The sharp, stiff, slender leaf of a fir or pine tree.
    A pointed rock or peak.
    A beam used as a temporary support during underpinning.
    Prick or pierce (something) with or as if with a needle. (dust needled his eyes)
    Provoke or annoy (someone) by continual criticism or questioning. (I just said that to Charlie to needle him)


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