Thesaurus / skein

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The skein of life is drawn together to a point at the two ends and spread out in the middle.

The Old Folks' PartyEdward Bellamy

To secure the legs, when they can be felt, Blaine recommends a skein of worsted.

The DogDinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson

Then he added a pinch of a colorless powder, and dipped a skein of silk into the bowl.

No errand was half as welcome as one to Uncle Josh, when they might take an egg and get a skein of cotton.

And trying to untangle the skein, I was a good deal startled to feel a touch on my arm as I reached the sidewalk.

BlindfoldedEarle Ashley Walcott

Over the roofs of Kensington a haze was beginning to make itself visible, as impalpable as a skein of smoke; yet there it was.

The NecromancersRobert Hugh Benson

The negotiation with the French Government was but one of the threads in the skein.

Sir Walter RaleghWilliam Stebbing

That alone is to me a mystic thread in the skein of my complex life, a thread which may not be severed without peril.

An Ocean TrampWilliam McFee

She was cloaked by a skein of ravelled fluff beneath us and we caught the chant before she rose into the sunlight.

With The Night MailRudyard Kipling

I am almost minded to make you hold this skein of yarn, as a penance, while I wind it.

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