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synonyms for bobbin

  • braid
  • coil
  • cord
  • cylinder
  • pin
  • quill
  • ratchet
  • reel
  • spindle
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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.
THE BEST SEWING MACHINE: A STITCH IN TIME FOR EVERY SKILL LEVELIRENA COLLAKUJULY 28, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The first bonnet she made was of seven straws with bobbin let in like open-work, and lined with pink satin.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
Fig. 369 shows a bobbin elaborately decorated, from a mound near Maysville, Ky.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
Its office is to constitute a drag upon the yarn, by means of which the latter is wound upon a bobbin.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
Bobbin lace, seen mostly in cheap insertions and in the form of narrow edgings.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
Each rove bobbin is free to rotate on its own peg as the rove from it is drawn downwards by the retaining rollers.
THE JUTE INDUSTRY: FROM SEED TO FINISHED CLOTHT. WOODHOUSE AND P. KILGOUR
It is therefore necessary to impart an intermittent and variable speed to the bobbin.
THE JUTE INDUSTRY: FROM SEED TO FINISHED CLOTHT. WOODHOUSE AND P. KILGOUR
The finished product is illustrated by two full bobbins on the stand and close to a single empty bobbin.
THE JUTE INDUSTRY: FROM SEED TO FINISHED CLOTHT. WOODHOUSE AND P. KILGOUR
An innocent and popular Governor is fastened in the pillory under the thin disguise of the "Bobbin Boy."
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 85, NOVEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
Little Red Riding-hood pulled the bobbin, and the door opened.
THE TALES OF MOTHER GOOSECHARLES PERRAULT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BOBBIN

  • ball
  • barrel
  • bobbin
  • cartouche
  • coil
  • cone
  • convolution
  • cornucopia
  • cylinder
  • fold
  • reel
  • rundle
  • scroll
  • shell
  • spiral
  • spool
  • trundle
  • volute
  • wheel
  • whorl
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