Sentence Examples

  • The yarn is now ready for reeling into skeins or for warping, both of which operations are common to all the textile yarns.
  • " The Irish," says Bacon, " did not fail in courage or fierceness, but, being almost naked men, only armed with darts and skeins, it was rather an execution than a fight upon them."
  • (5) Raw silk skeins are often re-reeled; and in this process part has to be discarded: this being known to the trade as gum-waste.

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