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Skeine vs. Skein

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Skeinenoun

See Skean.

Skeinnoun

A quantity of yarn, thread, or the like, put up together, after it is taken from the reel. A skein of cotton yarn is formed by eighty turns of the thread around a fifty-four inch reel.

Skeinnoun

(figuratively) A web, a weave, a tangle.

Skeinnoun

(zoology) The membrane of a fish ovary.

Skeinnoun

A metallic strengthening band or thimble on the wooden arm of an axle.

Skeinnoun

A group of wild fowl, (e.g. geese, goslings) when they are in flight.

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Skeinnoun

(sports) A winning streak.

Skeinverb

To wind or weave into a skein.

Skeinnoun

A quantity of yarn, thread, or the like, put up together, after it is taken from the reel, - usually tied in a sort of knot.

Skeinnoun

A metallic strengthening band or thimble on the wooden arm of an axle.

Skeinnoun

A flight of wild fowl (wild geese or the like).

Skeinnoun

coils of worsted yarn

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