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mule spinning

noun
1.
a process of spinning that produces extremely fine yarn by drawing and twisting the roving, and winding the resultant yarn onto a bobbin or spindle in the form of a cop.
Compare ring spinning.
Origin of mule spinning
1815-1825
1815-25
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