the eye of a needle


the eye of a needle
a tiny aperture or opening through which it would seem impossible to pass (esp. with reference to Matt. 19:24)

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  • Eye of a needle — For the novel by Ken Follett, see Eye of the Needle. The eye of a needle is the section of a sewing needle formed into a loop for pulling thread, located at the end opposite the point. These loops are often shaped like an oval or an eye , hence… …   Wikipedia

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  • The Eye of the Needle — Eye of the Needle is a spy thriller novel written by British author Ken Follett. It was originally published in 1978 by the Penguin Group titled Storm Island. This novel was Follett s first successful, bestselling effort as a novelist, and it… …   Wikipedia

  • By the eye — Eye Eye ([imac]), n. [OE. eghe, eighe, eie, eye, AS. e[ a]ge; akin to OFries. [=a]ge, OS. [=o]ga, D. oog, Ohg. ouga, G. auge, Icel. auga, Sw. [ o]ga, Dan. [ o]ie, Goth. aug[=o]; cf. OSlav. oko, Lith. akis, L. okulus, Gr. o kkos, eye, o sse, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In the eye of the wind — Eye Eye ([imac]), n. [OE. eghe, eighe, eie, eye, AS. e[ a]ge; akin to OFries. [=a]ge, OS. [=o]ga, D. oog, Ohg. ouga, G. auge, Icel. auga, Sw. [ o]ga, Dan. [ o]ie, Goth. aug[=o]; cf. OSlav. oko, Lith. akis, L. okulus, Gr. o kkos, eye, o sse, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Needle (novel) — Needle   …   Wikipedia

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