She will remember now that a skein of hemp thread is not the thing to line her nest with.
There was a skein of blue silk swinging over the edge of the table.
In the evening it was a pleasure to hold a skein of yarn for her to wind.
It was this time a skein of silk that the little lady wanted to have unwound.
That doesn't matter a bit, you must wait till the skein is unwound.
She parted with caressing fingers the skein of tow on the frowsled head.
Shall we think that our prayers can avert a doom woven with the skein of events?
Uncle Nicholas,” said Amber, “you promised to buy me a skein of blue silk.
In a little while Alice asked her to hold a skein of cotton for her while she wound it.
The negotiation with the French Government was but one of the threads in the skein.