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spinning frame

a machine for drawing, twisting, and winding yarn.
Origin of spinning frame
1815-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She leans casually on her spinning frame, staring out at the camera, dressed in a filthy work smock.
  • Some boys were so small they had to climb up on the spinning frame to mend the broken threads and put back the empty bobbins.
  • The rovings produced in the drafting step are mounted onto the spinning frame, where they are set for spinning.

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