Ring spinner

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ring spinner a machine for spinning, in which the twist, given to the yarn by a revolving bobbin, is regulated by the drag of a small metal loop which slides around a ring encircling the bobbin, instead of by a throstle.
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Usage

In literature:

This is exactly what the "ring-spinner" does.
"Makers of Many Things" by Eva March Tappan
For the American spinner the ring has undoubtedly many advantages.
"The Fabric of Civilization" by Anonymous
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In news:

A hand-sculpted pelican fan, a gold bird on a spinner ring, a hand-embroidered owl ornament, an avian-engraved key fob, and colorful bird wallpaper for your iPhone.
"The ring-spun business remains very strong, fortunately," said one spinner.
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