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 for Fashioning needle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fashion \Fash"ion\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fashioned; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Fashioning.] [Cf. F. faconner.]
     1. To form; to give shape or figure to; to mold.
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              Here the loud hammer fashions female toys. --Gay.
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              Ingenious art . . .
              Steps forth to fashion and refine the age. --Cowper.
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     2. To fit; to adapt; to accommodate; -- with to.
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              Laws ought to be fashioned to the manners and
              conditions of the people.             --Spenser.
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     3. To make according to the rule prescribed by custom.
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              Fashioned plate sells for more than its weight.
                                                    --Locke.
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     4. To forge or counterfeit. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     Fashioning needle (Knitting Machine), a needle used for
        widening or narrowing the work and thus shaping it.
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