after adam entry 1, in reference to the fig leaves sewn by Adam and Eve after their temptation by the serpent (Genesis 3:7)
1730, in the meaning defined above
“Adam's needle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Adam%27s%20needle. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.
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