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thread–needle

noun
variants: less commonly

thread–the–needle

Definition of thread–needle

  1. 1 :  a children's game in which all join hands and the leader followed by the other players passes under the arched arms of those at the other end

  2. 2 :  a country dance figure resembling the procession of the thread-needle game

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Origin and Etymology of thread–needle

thread-needle from 2thread + needle, noun; thread-the-needle from the phrase thread the needle


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thread–needle

intransitive verb \"\

Definition of thread–needle

  1. 1 :  to play or move as if playing thread-needle

  2. 2 :  to execute the thread-needle figure in dancing

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