Meaning of BOBBIN in English

n.1 a a cylinder or cone holding thread, yarn, wire, etc., used esp. in weaving and machine sewing. b a spool or reel.

2 a small bar and string for raising a door-latch.

Phrases and idioms:

bobbin-lace lace made by hand with thread wound on bobbins.

Etymology: F bobine

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.