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reeled silk

noun
1.
a long strand made of silk reeled from a number of cocoons and not twisted or thrown.
Compare spun silk (def 1).
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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  • The reeled silk is then combined with other reeled silk to spin the yarn.

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