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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n darner a person who mends by darning
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n darner One who mends by darning.
    • n darner A darning-needle.
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In literature:

I need a sock-darner, a wash-counter, a pram-pusher, for a wife, as Grant would say, not a dainty piece of lace embroidery.
"The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig" by David Graham Phillips
Those who have written of Mrs. Darner's art have taken extreme views.
"Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D." by Clara Erskine Clement
Colonel D. Darner, M.P., Alex.
"The History of the Great Irish Famine of 1847 (3rd ed.) (1902)" by John O'Rourke
When she came in, with the child in one hand, and the huge knife in the other, she went up to the little darner to look at her work.
"Old-Fashioned Fairy Tales" by Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
I will never be a darner.
"Kitty Canary" by Kate Langley Bosher
He rose and turned slowly away from the fence and tried to imitate Darn Darner's off-hand style of leave-taking.
"The Circus Comes to Town" by Lebbeus Mitchell
I want to be a very efficient darner, so my patches won't make his poor dear feet sore.
"Sunny Slopes" by Ethel Hueston
Miss Darner Dawson is chief of the London woman "bobbies," and M.S.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
The darner must decide for herself which method for holding the work she will use.
"The Art of Modern Lace Making" by The Butterick Publishing Co.
Look at Willie Darner running down that path!
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Mr. Darner smiled faintly, and gave a little nod, as though to say that the explanation was sufficient; and again turned towards Tony.
"Tony Butler" by Charles James Lever
Do you forget Mrs. Darner and Lady Dacre?
"Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad with Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected" by Anna Jameson
Tomasine was assistant cook, scullery maid, ironer, and darner.
"The Heritage of the Kurts, Volume I (of 2)" by Björstjerne Björnson

In news:

Darner Sentenced January 18, 2009.
This is 3 shots of a 5 shot sequence of a Male Green Darner Dragonfly in flight.
Dragonflies follow their insect prey…some as far as the Gulf coast WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with local naturalist Chel Anderson about green darner dragonfly migration .
Walking a kid-friendly beat, Fairfield County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Darner talks sports with 8-year-old Semha Young at the Fairfield County Library.
That kind of community interaction is a favorite part of the job for Darner.
AkzoNobel board member Darner to step down.