Meaning of BOBBIN in English

BOBBIN

noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1530 1. a cylinder or spindle on which yarn or thread is wound (as in a sewing machine), any of various small round devices on which threads are wound for working handmade lace, a coil of insulated wire, a cotton cord formerly used by dressmakers for piping

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