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After being twisted the strands are wound around reels in readiness for the second, or laying process.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
The former twists several strands into a rope, the latter several ropes into a cable.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
Her short black curls were bound about three times with strands of pearly beads, her slim white arms were loaded with bracelets.
THE MEDICI BOOTSPEARL NORTON SWET
This is inclosed within several strands of Manilla hemp, with ten iron wires woven among them.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
The golden curls lay like strands of silk on the pillow, the bright eyes were closed in healthful slumber.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
White Moth—strands from an Ostrich, wings from a white Pigeon, a white hackle for legs, and a black head.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
Dark Blue,—dark feather inside of Waterhen's wing; body,—dark red brown silk, black hackle for legs—tail two strands of the same.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
Little Black Gnat—dubbed with black strands from an ostrich, wings, light feather from underneath starling's wing.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
It consists of seven strands of wire tightly stretched along the posts, with upright slats fastened every few feet.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Then he closed his arm a little more, and the four strands of cord snapped.
TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORSPERCY K. FITZHUGH

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