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noun as in spool

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JanomeFeatures in the mechanical model of the Janome 2212 include a front-loading bobbin and free arm, manual tension control, stitch-length adjustment, and automatic bobbin winding.

Howard Cosell once said to me, “Bobbin, you have a face for radio and a voice for print.”

The first bonnet she made was of seven straws with bobbin let in like open-work, and lined with pink satin.

Fig. 369 shows a bobbin elaborately decorated, from a mound near Maysville, Ky.

Its office is to constitute a drag upon the yarn, by means of which the latter is wound upon a bobbin.

Bobbin lace, seen mostly in cheap insertions and in the form of narrow edgings.

Each rove bobbin is free to rotate on its own peg as the rove from it is drawn downwards by the retaining rollers.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bobbin, such as: braid, coil, cord, cylinder, pin, and quill.

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